Turkey-backed terrorists continue stealing locals’ properties and pillaging archeological sites


Hasaka, SANA – Terrorist groups supported by the Turkish occupation forces continued to steal locals’ properties in the countryside of Ras al-Ayn area in Hasaka, in addition to carrying out illegal excavations in archeological sites in Efrin area north of Aleppo.

SANA’s reporter in Hasaka said terrorists under the command of the Turkish occupation stole the equipment of irrogation wells, fuel, and farming equipment belonging to locals in the village of Tal Mohammad east of Ras al-Ayn city.

Meanwhile, other terrorists driving Turkish cars stormed dozens and houses and pillaged crops and furniture in a number of villages and towns in Ras al-Ayn countryside.

The reporter said that Turkish occupation forces are attempting to recruit young men to fight alongside their mercenaries either at gunpoint or by tempting sums with money, while local sources said that the sub-governor of the Turkish town of Urfa entered the city of Ras al-Ayn where he was seen inspecting houses in preparation for moving more terrorists and their families to occupy locals’ houses.

On another note, local sources said a number of the Turkish occupation’s mercenaries were killed and others were injured by landmine blasts in the villages of al-Ameriya and al-Arisha, and the injured were transported to Turkey for treatment.

Meanwhile in the village of Joqa in the countryside of Efrin area, terrorists from the “al-Hamzat” group which is supported by the Turkish occupation carried out excavations and desecrated a shrine located between the villages of Joqa and Kukan, searching for archeological artifacts to smuggle and sell in Turkey, with sources saying that terrorists transported a number of bags from the excavation sites to Efrin city.

Hazem Sabbagh

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