BEIRUT, LEBANONN (11:00 P.M.) – The Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) continued their field operations against the Turkish military and their rebel allies in northwest Aleppo this week.
According to the official media wing of the YPG, their forces killed at least three Turkish soldiers and two Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters over the last 48 hours in the Afrin region.
“On December 5th, one of our units carried out an operation in the area between Afrin’s Sherawa and Shara districts, targeting a military base of the Turkish invasion army. Clashes broke out between our forces and Turkish soldiers. As a result, three Turkish soldiers were killed,” the YPG statement began
“During the clashes and while staging incomparable resistance, one of our comrades was martyred. The name of our martyred comrade will be released to the public at a later time,” they continued.
The YPG carried out another operation against the Free Syrian Army the day after their assault against the Turkish Army in Afrin.
“On December 6th, our unit carried out an operation, targeting the terrorists of the Sultan Murad Division in Afrin’s Rajo district. As a result, one of the mercenaries was killed and another one was wounded,” the YPG said.