BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 P.M.) – According to CNN reports, US special forces troops and Turkey-backed militants have engaged each other in northern Aleppo Governorate.
Reports say that the firefights took place near the strategic town of Manbij in countryside controlled by the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
No casualties have been observed on the side of US special forces.
Furthermore, representatives of the US-led anti-ISIS coalition have directed a formal complaint towards the Ankara government regarding the event.
At this point, it is not clear which side initiated the firefight.