SDF: Eight Turkish-backed mercenaries were killed in clashes in Ain Issa
As a result of the clashes following the failed attacks of Turkish-backed mercenaries on two villages, eight mercenaries were confirmed dead and nine others wounded, stated the SDF.
The Press Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the results of a fighting with the occupation in the northern Syrian town of Ain Issa on Friday.
“Eight mercenaries were killed and nine others wounded as our forces confronted on Friday evening two attacks on the villages of al-Mushairfa and Sayda in Ain Issa town. Violent clashes erupted between our fighters and mercenaries amid heavy artillery shelling by the occupation forces,” said the SDF statement and detailed the attacks as follows:
"On November 26 (03:45 p.m.), the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries conducted a ground attack on the al-Mushairfa village, northeast of Ain Issa. Our fighters confronted the occupation’s soldiers and mercenaries who fled the battlefield after half-hour-long violent clashes.
On the same day (08:05 p.m.), the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries conducted another ground attack on the Sayda village, north of Ain Issa, attempting to occupy the village. Our forces responded to the attack, thwarting the occupation attempts to take control of the area.
On the same day (09:14 p.m.), our fighters targeted a provocative gathering of Turkish-backed mercenaries on the axis of Sukiro village, northeast of Ain Issa, forcing the mercenaries to retreat towards the back lines in the occupied areas.
In conjunction with these attacks, the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries shelled with artillery and tanks the mentioned villages, and the M4 international road, causing material damage to civilian farms and property.
As a result of the clashes following the failed attacks of Turkish-backed mercenaries on two villages, eight mercenaries were confirmed dead and nine others wounded."