BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) – The Al-Sharqiyah Martyrs Brigade published a statement on Monday that claimed their forces killed several Turkish Army soldiers and rival combatants in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate.
According to Al-Sharqiyah Martyrs Brigade statement, more than 25 fighters from the Turkish Army and their allies were killed in the Afrin region of Aleppo these past few days.
The large rebel group also claimed that their forces had suffered at least 13 casualties of their own after the fierce clashes with the Turkish Army and their allies in the Afrin region.
The Al-Sharqiyah Martyrs Brigade said that they will continue to fight the enemy forces, adding that they will not retreat from Afrin or surrender.
Over the last 72 hours, the Turkish Army and their allies from the National Liberation Front have been carrying out a large-scale operation in Afrin to arrest rebel fighters accused of looting and kidnapping.