In field - Misinformation

SDF didn’t withdraw from its positions in Aleppo northern countryside

  Wednesday 10th May 2017

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Websites and personal accounts on social media shared news claiming Euphrates Shield’s Moutasem Brigade started its control on town and villages in Aleppo northern countryside from “Syrian Democratic Forces SDF”

Verify-Sy contacted media source in Moutasem brigade to verify the news who denied it and said SDF didn’t withdraw from any village or town until now.

Verify-Sy reporter in Aleppo countryside said SDF forces still in its positions in Aleppo northern countryside denying any change in positions.

Moutasem Brigade-affiliated with armed opposition- spokesperson published photo of Coalition statement to allow the Brigade to handle 11 towns and villages after SDF withdrawal.