To the Press and Public!
In the last 13 days, the invading Turkish army and its affiliated gangs continued their attacks against Rojava and Northern Syria.
The attacks mostly concentrated in the outskirts of Şêrawa, Cindirêsê, and Bilbilê districts of Afrin Canton. Our forces accasionally exchanged fire with invading Turkish army and gang groups linked to it, as YPG and YPJ fighters retaliated the attacks immediately.
Between November 18th and 30th, occupying Turkish army and its terrorists have intensified their attacks with DShK, BKC, RPG-7, SPG-9, Tank, Artillery and Mortars. The attacks mostly targeted Girê Qestelê, Eleqînê, Basûfanê, Girê Banî, Girê Barîn, Merenaz, Girê Batman, Girê Bahoz, Girê Baz, Girê Bager, El Kamiyê, Girê Baxtiyar, Başemrê, Eyn Deqnê, eniya Kil Cibrîn, Girê Baflor, Gundê Zarê, Boxaza Gundê Zarê, Bircikê Silêman, Girê Başûr and Dîkmedaş areas and were responded by our forces in the same way.
As the result of the conflicts occurred within the last 13 days, at least one soldier was injured according to the information obtained. Although there is a possibility that the losses of the occupying Turkish army may be more, no clear information has been obtained. On the other hand, the people of the region have suffered material damage due to the attacks.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and fighter jets belonging to Turkish Army have also flown over Afrin canton.
YPG Press Office | November 30th, 2017