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Turkish Forces Continue Criminal Acts Against Locals

Turkish forces in northern Syria are forcing locals from their homes, kidnapping young men and enacting demographic change writes SANA.
Turkish Forces Continue Criminal Acts Against Locals

Everyday, Turkish occupation forces and their mercenaries of terrorist organizations commit crimes against the locals in the towns and villages which they occupied in Hassakeh, as they kidnap youths to blackmail their relatives, rob the properties of the locals to force them to leave their homes and make terrorist groups and their families live in their houses in a step that aims to create demographic change in the region.

Local and media sources affirmed to SANA that over the past few hours, terrorist organizations, which work under the leadership of the Turkish occupation forces, abducted tens of civilians including elderly people from the city of Ras al-Ayn and the neighboring villages at a barricade established by terrorists in Tel Halaf village, two kilometers away from the city.

The families of the abducted said that their sons were beaten and tortured before being taken to a prison set up by terrorists in the center of Haboub village, 13 kilometers from the city, pointing out that a citizen from the village of al-Mubarakiya, 16 kilometers east of Ras al-Ayn paid about 1.3 million Syrian pounds to terrorists of the so-called “Hamza Division ” in exchange for the release of his sons and he hasn’t been released. 

Erdogan’s mercenaries had previously kidnapped civilians from villages and areas they had occupied, especially in the villages of Aneeq al-Hawa, Umm Harmala, Hammamat, Hakamiya and a number of villages along al-Safh-Ras al-Ayn road, and they demanded a ransom in exchange for their release, similar to what happened with the mayor of the village of Aneeq al-Hawa, where the terrorists kidnapped him and demanded a ransom for his release. 

The Turkish occupation forces have tightened the noose on the locals by stealing electricity transformers and the electricity poles that connect villages and towns and transporting them to Turkey and sabotaging the roads between the towns to force the residents to leave their homes. 

Over the past few days, local sources reported that the Turkish occupation forces brought dozens of families from Turkish territory to the city of Ras al-Ayn and put them in the homes of citizens seized by terrorists, in addition to stealing and confiscating seeds for the winter season from the peasants, looting houses, and taking sums of money from farmers in the area, and preventing many residents from returning to the city and its countryside. 

Meanwhile, SANA’s correspondent in Hassakeh quoted local sources as saying that the Turkish occupation forces erected a series of towers for Turkish telecommunications companies and raised Turkish flags at headquarters and government departments after being seized by terrorist mercenaries.


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