According to special press reports, the Turkish army’s intensive movements along the Syrian-Turkish border continue, starting from the areas opposite the city of Ras Al Ain north of Al Hasakah and up to the city of Tel Abyad in the northern Rifqa countryside.
Local sources said Friday that three Turkish reconnaissance planes carried out several sorties over the border town of Tal Abyad, north of Raqqa, which is controlled by the SDF militia, in conjunction with the entry of Turkish military vehicles into the town of Aggagla on the other side of the border.
The sources added that “the Turkish actions included continuous drilling operations and the removal of large parts of the border embankment, and the introduction of military reinforcements, including the weapons and the quality of various armored vehicles and mechanisms to the areas opposite the city of Tel Abyad north of Al-Raqqa”.
The sources said that “Turkey sent some of the military reinforcements brought to the city Earlier, to the border corresponding to the behavior and specifically at the village of Abu Zla Turkish met by the village of Bir Almajajle north of the town of Slok.
Information from local sources confirmed that the Turkish army sent additional military reinforcements to the border area opposite the city of Ras Al Ain north of Al Hasaka, with intensive movements of its elements along the border.
Information about the Turkish army’s proximity to the military operation on Manbij was expected to begin at any time.
Meanwhile, press sources in Idlib said that “Turkish artillery supports a violent attack by the Turkestan and Al Qaeda near the border with Syria.
It was also reported that members of the Syria Democratic forces were holed up in some areas of the border with Turkey, in parallel with the transfer of its military and security headquarters, which were stationed in the residential neighborhoods and the vicinity overlooking the Syrian-Turkish border in the city of Ras Al Ain in the northern countryside of Al Hasaka”.
According to press reports, the Turkish forces, which continue to present large numbers of troops, have increased in recent days in terms of quality reinforcements compared to the past months, which included heavy weapons of artillery batteries and tanks, all of which joined the military positions on the border in Shanli Orfah province”.