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November 23, 2019
Turkish-backed groups launch attack near strategic Syrian town of Ain Issa
Source: Kurdistan 24
Journalist Wladimir Van Wilgenburg
Turkish-backed groups, with support from Turkish army drones, on Saturday attacked Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syrian government positions close to a refugee camp near Ain Issa, the administrative capital of the self-administration of north and east Syria.
According to the SDF’s official Twitter account, the Turkish-backed forces had “launched attacks with tanks, artillery, and a large number of mercenaries on several [axes] to invade Ain Issa” since Saturday morning local time.
“The ceasefire agreement is once again being violated by [the] Turkish army,” the SDF stated.
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