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Syria deploys more military forces, equipment to Ayn al-Arab

Syrian armed forces have dispatched new forces and military equipment to the Ayn al-Arab (Kobani) District of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria.

A military official has reported that at least 20 tanks and armored vehicles with heavy machine guns and cannons were dispatched to the region, according to Syrian sources.

The decision came after Turkish forces and Syria’s opposition forces targeted Ayn al-Arab over 40 times with artillery attacks.

Meanwhile, an Al-Alam correspondent reported of deployment of heavy military equipment by Syrian Democratic Forces to Al-Hasakah, at Turkey’s borderline.

According to local sources, Syrian Democratic Forces have launched their military equipment in the regions between the cities of Al Malikiyah and Qamishli in the Turkish borderline till Al-Dirbasiyah which is a contact line with mercenary occupiers of the so-called national army.

Simultaneously, the Turkish army has also, for three consecutive days, launched heavy equipment including tanks and armored vehicles with heavy machine guns and cannons in its military bases in northern Syria.

Earlier, Turkish fighters had bombarded Menagh Air Base which is home to Syrian forces.

On Sunday, the Head of Russia’s Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria Major General Oleg Yegorov announced that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group have launched two rocket attacks on the Idlib de-escalation zone.

In recent days, Turkey has intensified its attacks on Aleppo, Ar Raqqah, and Al-Hasakah, leaving many civilians killed or wounded.

Some houses and a power plant were also damaged in these attacks.

The Ayn al-Arab fills the northeastern section of the governorate, and its northern boundary is along the Syria–Turkey border.

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