BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 P.M.) – The Kurdish-led Afrin Liberation Forces carried out a number of operations against the Turkish Army and their allies rebels this week, killing and wounding several soldiers in the process.
According to the official statement by the Afrin Liberation Forces, their operations were carried out between June 5th and 6th; they primarily concentrated on the Afrin region, which is where the Turkish Army and their allied rebels currently control the entire area.
Afrin Liberation Forces’ statement below:
Our forces targeted Turkish soldiers and their affiliated jihadist groups in 4 different operations in the towns of Sherawa, Jindires, Shera and the region of Azaz.
On 5th June, our forces carried out an operation against Turkish soldiers in the village of Jilbir of Sherawa town. 2 soldiers, including a sergeant, were killed and 1 soldier was injured as a result of the operation carried out by our forces.
On 5th June, our forces carried out an operation against a group of terrorists backed by Turkish army in the village of Mersa of Shera town. 3 terrorists were killed and 1 terrorist was injured as a result of the operation carried out by our forces.
On 6th June a heavy weapons unit of our forces attacked a group of jihadists backed by Turkish army in the surroundings of Kafr Khasher village of Ezaz region. 1 terrorist was killed as a result of the operation.
On 6th June our forces carried out an operation against a military vehicle belonging to Turkish-backed jihadists in the town-center of Jindires. The vehicle was completely destroyed as a result. One terrorist was killed and 2 were injured as a result of the operation. In the aftermath of the operation, a group of jihadists came to the scene in an attempt to carry out the dead and injured. Our forces exploited this situation and detonated a mine which killed 2 and injured 1 of the jihadists.
In total 9 terrorists were killed and 5 terrorists were injured as a result of the operations carried out by our forces.