Turkish Forces Massacre 24 People in East Aleppo: Local Sources

Ground and aerial bombardment of Al-Bab city kills scores including women and children, government news outlet SANA reports, following the latest phase of the Euphrates Shield operation against ISIS

Turkish artillery and aerial bombardment targeted residential neighborhoods in Al-Bab city in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province, killing 24 people, local and media sources reported.

At least 11 children and eight women are among the dead, according to the sources. The attack also caused huge damage to houses and other property and infrastructure in the city.

On January 11, nine people were killed and 57 others were injured in the course of the Turkish attack on Al-Bab city and the towns of Bazaa and Tadef in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo.

Previously on December 23, Turkish forces committed two other massacres in which more than 88 civilians were killed and scores of others injured in Al-Bab.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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