Turkish proxies continue to suffer from IED attacks and sabotage acts in northern Syria.
On January 28, an IED explosion killed a field commander of Faylaq al-Sham (one of Turkish-backed terrorist groups) in the town of Jarabulus. Pro-militant soruces also reported that the wife and children of the militant were injured in the incident.
Another Faylaq al Sham commander was assassinated in northern Aleppo, Jarablus.
His wife and children were injured the the IED atttack. pic.twitter.com/tw9n11jPrb
— Bosni (@Bosni_94) January 27, 2021
Pro-Turkish sources often blame these attacks on Kurdish armed groups – PKK and YPG. Nonetheless ISIS cells are also very active in the Turkish-occupied areas due to the permanent state of chaos there. Another possible reason is internal tensions within competing Turkish proxy groups. The majority of them is involved in various kinds of organized crime business.
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