Heavy fighting between the Turks and the Kurds and Syrians; casualties reported

Heavy clashes broke out between pro-Turkish forces, with the help of the Turkish air force, and Kurdish forces backed by the Syrian army, which resulted in 15 people killed today, a non-governmental organization was reported as saying, as Syrian Army forces have been deployed near the Syrian-Turkish border.

“The fighting erupted in the area between Tal Tamr and Ras al-Ayn and resulted in the deaths of 15 people, including 9 fighters of Turkey’s allies and six of the Syrian Democratic Forces,” the Syrian Observatory for  Human Rights Watch Ramie Abdel Rahmandirector told the French Agency. .