‘At least 10 dead ‘ as convoy of journalists and aid workers is shelled by Turkish forces




'At least 10 dead' as convoy of journalists and aid workers is shelled by Turkish forces lindaikejisblog

At least 10 people have been reportedly killed with 70 others injured after Turkish forces continued its operation in Syria within the late hours of today October 13.

Dead victims of the convoy which was shelled within the northern Syria border city of Ras al-Ain  contains 5 civilians and a .  Two French reporters have been additionally injured as confirmed by France 2 tv Stéphanie Perez who was travelling with the convoy.

Perez tweeted;

“Syria. We have been within the convoy of Kurdish civilians focused by Turkish forces or their allies in Ras Al Ain.

“Our team is fine but some colleagues are dead.”

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The Kurdish Red Crescent (KRC) additionally wrote: “11 civilians, together with a , misplaced their lives and 74, together with a number of journalists, have been injured.”

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Commenting on the assault, Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman mentioned the civilians got here to Ras al Ain from town of Qamishli to point out assist as the city is focused by Turkish forces attacking Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria. Injured victims of the incident have been taken to medical services in Qamishli, Hassakeh, and Tal Tamir.

Also confirming the assault, Hawar News Agency mentioned one of their correspondents was killed and one other injured.

They wrote: “This afternoon, the convoy of civilians, which headed from Qamishlo and Tal Tamer to town of Serekaniye [Ras al-Ain], was bombed by Turkish occupation plane.

“As a result, our correspondent, Saad Al-Ahmad, who was accompanying the convoy, was martyred, and our correspondent, Muhammad Akinci, was injured, in addition to a number of martyrs and wounded civilians.”

In complete, at least 104 Kurdish fighters and about 60 civilians have been killed since Turkey launched its offensive on Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Wednesday October 9.




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