21 Turkish gangs killed in attacks of occupying Turkish army and gangs

  • June 11, 2017 | Press Releases

The attacks and violations of the occupying Turkish army and gangs acting under their command continues against the territory of Rojava.

 

The results of the attacks and violations carried out by than occupying Turkish army and tied tags which have taken place in the last four days is as following;

 

On 6.06.2017, the gangs acting under the comand of the occupying Turkish army attacked Efrin's villages of Başufanê, Birçikê Sileman and the Eyn Deqnê village of Şera district with mortar shells. During the same hours, the hill of Qestel was fired at with heavy weapons. In addition, from the evening hours of the same day and until the morning hours, the warplanes and unmanned aerial vehicles of the Turkish army has carried out flights over the Kobanê border line and town centre.

 

On 07.06.2017, the gangs acting under the command of the occupying Turkish army attacked the village of Eleqîn in Efrin from Ezaz. Our forces have immediately responded to the gang attacks and heavy clashes have taken place in the area. After intense clashes, the attacks of the gangs were repelled. As a result of the clash, 21 Turkish gang members were killed. Our fighters have seized 4 Kalashnikovs with its magazines, along with 2 mobile phones and one ID card from the 13 bodies. The same day, the unmanned aerial vehicles and warplanes of the Turkish army flew over Kobanê.

 

On 08.06.2017, the gangs acting under the command of the occupying Turkish army attacked with heavy weapons the hills of Barîn, Martyr Şilan and Baz hill in Efrin's Cindirês district with heavy weapons. Our forces have immediately responded to the gang attacks, although information could not be obtained on the number of dead and wounded gangs. The same day, the gangs attacked with mortar shells the villages of Belûniyê and Vîla Qadî in Efrin's Şera district. The same day at 08.00 hours, Turkish soldiers fired at and wounded a villager working on the field in the Ebû Zellê village.

 

On 06.06.2017, the gangs acting under the command of the occupying Turkish army attacked with mortar shells the Basufanê hill in Efrin's Şêrewa district and the Iska hill in Cindirêsê district. The gangs also attacked with heavy weapons the vilage of Ziyaret in southern Kobanê. The same hours, unmanned aerial vehicles of the Turkish army flew at the Kobanê border line. Again, the gangs tied to the Turkish army attacked with mortar shells the Şêxler town in Kobanê located east of the Euphrates from Lower Jarablus.

 

YPG Press Center | June 11, 2017