Turkish airstrikes target displacement camp, ISIS families attempt to flee
A Turkish warplane launched two raids targeting a protection site for Al-Hol camp, in which the families of the “Islamic State” organization reside, in the far south of Al-Hasakah, UK based war monitor SOHR (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights) reported. Amid chaos and confusion, some of the families tried to escape, SOHR said.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Press Spokesman Ferhad Shami confirmed the attack on Twitter saying their forces have arrested 6 members of ISIS families, including 3 women, who escaped earlier from the al-Hol camp following the Turkish attack.
The exceptional security situation is now under control, but “the camp is still under the threat of the Turkish reconnaissance aircraft loaded with rockets and hovering over the camp,” he said.
A source in the camp management told North Press Agency that a warplane targeted with three airstrikes al-Toghaji area which houses several oil wells and is only a few kilometers away from the camp.
The source added that the strikes targeted positions of the Asayish members who were tasked with guarding and protecting the camp.
SOHR reported that the number of airstrikes fired by Turkish drones on areas held by the Autonomous Administration since Wednesday morning has risen to 15, where 14 airstrikes hit areas in Al-Hasakah and one airstrike hit an area in Aleppo.