BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:55 P.M.) – The Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) announced on Saturday that their forces killed 54 Turkish Army soldiers and Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters in the month of July.
According to the YPG’s statement, their forces killed 23 Turkish Army soldiers, including 2 captains and a lieutenant, and 31 Free Syrian Army fighters in the Afrin region of northwest Aleppo.
The YPG’s report added that they lost eight fighters during their field operations inside the Afrin region.
Since losing the Afrin region in March 2018, the YPG has been continuously conducting hit-and-run attacks against the Free Syrian Army and Turkish military.
These hit-and-run attacks by the YPG have resulted in the death of several FSA fighters and Turkish Army soldiers in the Afrin region.