Damascus: Clahes within the northern Syria between Kurdish militias and Turkey-backed rebels have left 30 useless, a battle monitor reported.
Battles intensified on the outskirts of the city of Ayn Issa within the northern countryside of Raqqa province over the previous 24 hours, with air strikes and artillery shelling by Turkish forces and Turkey-backed rebels towards the Kurdish militia of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Xinhua reported on Wednesday, citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
A complete of 305 SDF fighters, 353 Turkey-backed rebels and 24 Syrian authorities troops have been killed since Turkey began a wide-scale offensive towards Kurdish-held areas in northern Syria on Oct. 9., in accordance with the London-based watchdog.
Turkey started its marketing campaign towards the SDF and its broader umbrella of the Kurdish Folks’s Safety Items, often called YPG, as Ankara deems them as terrorists and separatists.
A number of offers have been reached since Oct. 9 below the Russian mediation, which led to the halt of combating in some areas and the entry of Syrian troops to Kurdish-held areas on the Syrian-Turkish border.
Nonetheless, Turkey has not too long ago charged that the Kurdish militia didn’t withdraw from sure areas close to the Turkish border, which explains the renewed combating between the Kurdish militia and the Turkey-backed rebels.