BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – Car loads of people drove into Afrin on Thursday, where celebrations rocked the Syrian city following the reported arrival of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) troops, who are allegedly being brought in to help fight against the Turkish offensive.

Footage shows buses and cars filled with civilians who have travelled to Afrin from Shingal, Qamishli, al-Hasakah, Amouda and Kobani.

According to local reports, SDF fighters are allegedly leaving the front in the Deir ez-Zor region to join Kurdish forces fighting Turkish troops in Afrin.

In September 2017, US-backed SDF forces launched an offensive against the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the Deir ez-Zor Governate with the purpose of recapturing territory east of the Euphrates.

On Monday, the US Pentagon announced an “operational pause” due to the Turkish military operations in Afrin.

Source: Ruptly

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” Operational pause “, gives the illegal U.S. occupying forces time to reorganise their ISIS mercenary army to perpetuate a neverending cycle of war and turmoil upon the unfortunate Syrian people. Israel will be pleased !

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Those people aren’t soldiers! I can see only old women, old men and kids in the video.

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Not on all cars. Some are filled with conscript age men and women. There is another video where many pick-ups and similar are during day time.

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One gains an understanding of how well the fighting has been going for the Kurds, given the majority of their forces are now women. Why? The men are dead.

Now they’re all gathering in one place, where Turkey with a nod from literally every power except Assad to genocide them.

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Because the men died against IS while Erdogan traded with IS.

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wow the rat kurds brought a bunch of old women to fight lol