M4 Motorway (Syria)Wikipedia open wikipedia design.
|Length||120 km (70 mi)|
|Transport in Syria|
The M4 runs from Latakia to Saraqib. It also connects Arihah and Jisr al-Shughur. Its length is 120 km. Assuming that it shares some 60 km. with the Motorway M5, it arrives until Aleppo, and from there, it has been expanded as a two-lane expressway that continues further east into the Iraqi border, ultimately reaching its destination at Mosul.
In October 2019, the highway became a warzone, as Turkish-backed Syrian rebel forces advanced into the Kurdish-controlled region of Rojava. Civilians had been killed near the motorway. Turkish media also reported that it was the goal of Turkey's Operation Peace Spring to reach the M4 highway.
- Sanchez, Raf (13 October 2019). "Turkish-backed rebels accused of killing unarmed Kurdish civilians". The Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
- "What is Turkey's plan in Syria?". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved 13 October 2019.