Reports have appeared that Turkish-backed militants from the Free Syrian Army (FSA), supported by Turkish artillery and tanks, engaged the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) south of the city of Jaralbus in Syria’s Aleppo province.

After seizing Jaralbus from the ISIS terrorist group, the Turkish-led forces advanced further south, taking the villges of Dashtan and Al Shamel. In turn, the SDF gained control over Mazaleh, Yussif Bay north of Amarinah.

This situation lead to clashes between the Turkish-backed groups and the SDF. Pro-kurdish sources reports that Turkish artillery and tanks are supporting the FSA units in this fighting.

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Turkish-led Forces Clashing with US-backed SDF in Northern Syria – Reports