November 28, 2022

Turkish army wrapped up preparations for ground operation in Syria – report

Turkish army units near the Syrian border have wrapped up preparations for a ground operation across the border and are awaiting an order for a start, the TRT television channel said on Monday.

The Turkish cabinet is planning to discuss later on Monday an operation in northern Syria against the militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and its Syrian branch, the People’s Protection Units. Source say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could decide to start the operation at the cabinet meeting.

According to the Turkish Defense Ministry, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar held a virtual meeting on Monday with the command staff of the Turkish army and unit commanders in the border areas.


Syrian Arab News Agency
November 28, 2022

Turkish occupation and its mercenaries shell two villages in Hasaka countryside

Turkish occupation forces and their terrorist mercenaries have bombed two villages in Tal Tamr township in the northwestern countryside of Hasaka.

Local sources told a SANA reporter that a number of artillery shells fired by the Turkish occupation forces and their mercenaries from their deployment sites in the areas they occupy in the far northern countryside of Hasaka fell on the villages of Tal Laban and al-Kuzliya in Tal Tamr area, causing material damage to the infrastructure.

On Sunday, the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries targeted with a number of artillery and mortar shells the villages of al-Zahiriyah and Khrab Rishk in the countryside of al-Malikiyah, north of the city of Hasaka, and the village of al-Hushan in the countryside of Tal Abyad, in addition to targeting the vicinity of the International M4 Highway in the countryside of Raqqa, which caused material damage.