The Syrian Democratic Forces began to dig trenches and fortifications 40 km from Tell Abyad in the province of Raqqa on the border with Turkey. The Kurds also began to pull reinforcements into the village of Aziziyah in Hasakah province near the Turkish-Syrian border.
Turkey in turn also deployed additional reinforcements and military equipment to the Turkish-Syrian border and began to deploy self-propelled guns and heavy multiple rocket launchers on the border with the Aleppo and Raqqa provinces.
Several explosions occurred in ammunition depots belonging to the Russian-Syrian forces in the western part of the province of Hama.
An explosion occurred near the base of the 93rd brigade north of the city of Raqqa, where the headquarters of American troops is located.
7 fighters of the SDF were killed and several slightly injured in an IED blast near the village of Al-Kasra west of Deir Ezzor.