Up to nine civilians including a child were injured when Members of Faylaq al-Majd of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army shelled Sukariya village which is located 13km west of Tal Abyad, Raqqa, Syria on March 25th, 2020 according to local sources.
NPA claimed that the Syrian National Army stormed the village with several bombs after the attempted to rob sheep belonging to Ibrahim Musa al-Ali, a resident in the village but where faced with resistance from villagers. “After the reluctance of the people, skirmishes with light weapons took place between them and the militants of Faylaq al-Majd; the latter threw bombs at the people, injuring four. The injuries were critical and they were transported to Turkish territory.”
The injury toll was raised to nine by @haraldpflueger quoting SANA, the Syrian Arab News Agency which is affiliated with the Syrian regime.
Four of the injuries were described as ‘severe’.
The incident occured in the evening.
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Reports on the incident mention the village of Sukariya (سكرية) for which the generic coordinates are: 36.660833, 38.843889. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.