Turkmen villages under threat by Assad, Russia

Assad has expanded his operations, along with support of Russian air strikes, and conducted simultaneous attacks on the Fırınlık, Acısı, and Avanlı regions in the Turkmen Mountain region

Turkmen villages under threat by Assad, Russia

World Bulletin / News Desk

According to the Syrian Observatory, the month-old Russian bombardment have  destroyed a number of Turkmen shelters and ammunition stores in the Bayir-Bucak region in early November.

The Assad regime has intensified and expanded its ground operations on Thursday in the Bayırbucak Turkmen area, which began three days ago, in the rural town of Latakia. 

The attacks targeted Turkmen villages, with civilian casualties reported in addition to the attack on the Turkmen positions. 

The falling bombs were also seen from areas close to the Turkish side of the border. 

There have been reports that the sound of explosions coming from the specified region was heard in the border town of Yayladağı in Turkey's Hatay province. 


Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Kasım 2015, 10:20