BEIJING, Oct. 12, Xinhua (CNA) reported that the Turkish armys attack on Syrian Kurdish forces entered the fourth day on December 12. Top security officials in Turkey said that the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army had occupied the central area of the town of Ras Ein, but was denied by Kurdish forces.
According to reports, Turkish officials said that the Syrian National Army local time on the morning of 12, occupied the town of Ras Ein central area, is now patrolling residential areas. But the Kurdish armed forces denied Turkish claims. A member of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Force (SDF) said: Ras Ein is still resisting and the conflict is ongoing. An AFP reporter said that the Turkish army and its allied Syrian National Army had entered Ras Ein, but had not yet been seized.
On October 12, local time, from the Turkish border, Syrian towns exploded and smoke billowed.
The international community criticized Turkeys military campaign in the north. On the evening of November 11, Turkish President Erdogan rebutted it and said that Turkey will not stop acting, no matter what others say.
A Reuters correspondent in the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar on the other side of the border said that the Turkish army shelled Ras Ein on the 12th, causing smoke to burst from the town. He said there was also heavy artillery fire in the town, and there was a sound of fighter planes flying over.
The Kurdish Armed Peoples Defense Force (YPG) is the main fighting force of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The area currently controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is the vast majority controlled by the extremist organization Islamic State (IS), where thousands of extremists are imprisoned and tens of thousands of their families are concentrated in camps.
Reported that the Peoples Defense Army said that the Turkish offensive allowed some Islamic elements to escape prison in disorder, and Islamic forces feared a comeback.
Syrian Democratic Forces said Wednesday that five Islamic militants escaped from a prison in Qamishli, Syria, after the Turkish army shelled it.
Source: Responsible Editor of CNN: Li Zaixing_NBJS9026