The mixed town of Serekaniye (Ras al-Ain) was quiet on Thursday and, despite some rumors, there was no sign of Turkey removing any wall along its southern border with Syria.
Kurdistan 24 visited the town where shops were open and no sign that any portion of the wall was being removed.
A resident in the area said people in Serekaniye are not afraid following threats from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday to launch an operation in the east of the Euphrates within a “few days.”
“In Serekaniye, there is no fear,” 40-year-old Ismail told Kurdistan 24.
“People are opening their shops. We are not concerned about Erdogan’s threats. If he had the ability to do so, he would have done it before.”
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