01/11/2020

NORTH AND EAST SYRIA: Seven more pro-Turkish militants defect to Syrian Democratic Forces

TEL TAMR, Syria – More than 10 days after a group of militants affiliated with the Turkish occupation defected and surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the Abu Racine district in Tel Tamr countryside, seven more members of these Turkish-backed groups defected and fled to SDF areas in Tel Tamr.

According to sources of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the Turkish occupation army holds back pay. On October 21st, the SOHR also reported the defection of a group of 8 members of Turkish-affiliated groups to the SDF near the village of Assadiya.