Syrian army units deploy with their heavy weapons in the countryside of the city of al-Bab in the Aleppo governorate on Sunday [AFP]

Shelling by Turkey-backed opposition fighters killed a medic from Myanmar and wounded another Iraqi member of the humanitarian team on Sunday in northeastern Syria, where fighting between Kurdish fighters and Turkey-backed gunmen continued, the humanitarian group said.

David Eubank, a former member of US Army Special Forces and the founder of the Free Burma Rangers, said in a video that the attack occurred about 4km (three miles) from the northern town of Tal Tamr near the border with Turkey.

Eubank said the medic, Zau Seng, was hit in the head by shrapnel from a mortar shell that struck nearby as

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