BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – A number of clashes broke out this past weekend between the Turkish Army and rebel forces in northern Aleppo.
According to opposition activists, the Turkish Army, alongside the Free Syrian Army (FSA), launched a large-scale operation to arrest rebel fighters committing crimes in the Afrin region.
However, during the operation, Turkish Army and their allies clashed with members of the Sharqiyah Martyrs Brigade after the former raided their positions in Afrin.
The aforementioned rebel group was accused by locals of looting and kidnapping across the the Afrin region.
As a result of the looting and kidnapping, the Turkish military has intervened to end the corruption that plagued the Afrin region.
In the video below, the Turkish military and their allies can be seen clashing with the rebels accused of looting and kidnapping: