The Turkish forces shelled from artillery on the positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces in a number of settlements in the province of Aleppo. It was reported that Kurdish troops were able to repel an attack by Turkish forces in Aleppo province. Turkish Defense Minister said that the Turkish troops attacked 181 targets on the first day of the operation.
Turkish forces also approached the eastern outskirts of Tell Abyad in Raqqa governorate for operations against the SDF. The Kurds in turn launched several retaliatory strikes against Turkish troops across the border north of Tell Abyad.
The SDF also attacked Turkish forces in the Al-Malikiyah area in Hasakah province, as well as in the Turkish city of Karkamıs located north of Jindires (Aleppo gov.).
The Kurdish troops suspend an operation against IS’ terrorists in the Al Omar field area in Deir Ezzor province. Terrorists in turn attacked territories controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces in the Deir Ezzor and Raqqa provinces. As a result, at least 6 SDF soldiers were killed.