Reports continue to appear about clashes betweeen pro-Turkish militants and the Syrian army in the area southeast of the ISIS-held town of al-Bab in northern Syria.
The main developments are allegedly taking place at Shamawiyah and Dayr Qaq where militants of the Hawar-Kilis Operation Room confront government troops.
The Hawar-Kilis Operation Room is one of the major factions (Faylaq al-Sham and Ahrar al-Sham are not a part of the operation room) involved in the Turkish Operation Euphrates Shield.
According to pro-militant sources, after a series of clashes between two sides Turkish artillery units started to target government troops, supporting pro-Turkish militants.
Militants of 2 members of the Syrian army were repotedly killed during the escalation. There is no information about casualties among pro-Turkish militants.
Pro-Turkish militants allegedly seized a BMP vehicle from the Syrian army:
— Ehli Şam Medya (@ehli_sam) February 9, 2017
Alleged video of clashes from the militants’ side:
— Son Kale Türkiye?? (@SonKaleTurkiye2) February 9, 2017