Turkish Convoy Moves Through Maarat al-Numan in Syria's Idlib Province

Opposition activists in the town of Maarat al-Numan in Syria’s Idlib province said on Monday, August 19, that a Turkish convoy had passed through the area en route to Khan Sheikhoun, a flashpoint town under siege by government forces.

Video shared by media activists shows a large convoy with Turkish markings moving along the M5 highway by Maarat al-Numan.

The town of Khan Sheikhoun, long held by rebel forces and the site of a deadly chemical attack in April 2017, has been the site of fierce fighting in recent days as government forces look to recapture the town. Credit: Macro Media Center via Storyful