The Turkish army forces and militants affiliated to Ankara have intensified their offensives against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Afrin in Northwestern Aleppo, media sources said on Sunday.
Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported that the Turkish forces deployed in Hatay province have increased attacks against the Kurds in Afrin.
The forces and militants affiliated to the Turkish army targeted the Kurds' positions in regions near Afrin with 40 artillery attacks.
Also, the Turkish forces stationed in Azaz region in Western Aleppo pounded the villages in Shara region in Afrin.
Field sources reported earlier today that the Turkish Army forwarded a large volume of military hardware to the border with Syrian amid intensifying attacks on the SDF by the Ankara forces and their militant allies in the town of Afrin in Aleppo province.
The sources said that the Turkish army has sent a military column, including fiver tanks, to the town of Reihanli in Hatay province at the border with Syria under strict security measures.
In the meantime, Kurdish sources pointed to the heavy fighting between the Kurdish fighters and the Turkish army and said that the Turkish units targeted Qara Baba and Jisr Hashrakiyeh regions and the village of Ferferkeh in Rajo region in Afrin.