Battles raging between Turkish mercs and Kurdish forces in Ras al-Ayn

Turkish invasion army and allied al-Qaeda and ISIS gangs have been heavily attacking many areas in the Serekaniye (Ras al-Ayn) city of northern Syria since Saturday night, according to Kurdish media.

The attacks of the Turkish forces with tanks, howitzers, and DShK fire, the source notes, have been confronted by a challenging resistance of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

According to information obtained from SDF sources, the village of Babil Zer has been under intensified attack since 22:00 local time last night.

30 members of the Turkish forces have been killed during the clashes by Sunday noon, while 11 military vehicles, including three tanks and two vehicle-mounted DShKs, have been destroyed.

The Turkish forces are reported to have suffered heavy losses during the ongoing clashes in the afternoon but the exact number of casualties is yet not known.

The village of Til Diyab was also subject to simultaneous attacks with howitzers and mortars. SDF fighters fiercely responded to the attack. According to latest figures, 8 invaders have been killed in the fighting.

Reports are coming through of violent clashes in the villages of Um Ishbe and Dirdara as well. Three vehicle-mounted DShKs have been destroyed in Ishbe village.