The Kurds say that Turkey is already violating the ceasefire agreement by shelling the border town of Ras al-Ain.
Turkey deploys the Gendarmerie General Command to the eastern city of Batman after a riot erupts inside the city's Type-M prison. The riot comes after the Turkish parliament approved the release of 100,000 inmates due to COVID-19, but excluded journalists and political prisoners, many of whom are Kurds.
After meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Turkey has agreed to a five-day ceasefire in Syria while the United States helps facilitate the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters.
Heavy fighting between the Turkish Land Forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces along the Syria–Turkey border reportedly leaves hundreds dead. The International Rescue Committee says 64,000 people in northern Syria have fled since the Turkish offensive began, leaving the border towns of Ras al-Ayn and al-Darbasiyah largely deserted.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says his country has launched a military invasion of northern and eastern Syria. The Kurdish YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces say that Turkish fighter aircraft strike targets and "civilian areas". Syrian state television says the Turkish artillery shelling of Ras al-Ayn, al-Hasakah Governorate, is "random", and Ayn Issa, Raqqa Governorate, is also being shelled.
A Turkish soldier is killed following a clash on the Syria–Turkey border with an armed group trying to enter Turkey illegally. The Turkish military says the clash occurred in the Yayladağı district of the Hatay Province.