After heavy fighting in the noted frontline, the terrorists’ attack has been completely defeated. There, 108 terrorist fighters were confirmed killed, and tens of attackers were wounded. After securing the area, 71 of enemy’s dead, 9 military vehicles, 1 VBIED, 2 DShK-mounted vehicles and a weapons cache including three 14.5mm DShKs, sniper rifles, 2 PKMs, 17 AK rifles, 1 RPG, 8 hand grenades and 5 suicide vests was captured.
During three days of resistance, ten of our combatant comrades who heroically stood against the attacks and fought the terrorists, were martyred in action.
TURKISH ARMY EXTENDS ATTACKS AGAINST THE FEDERATION OF ROJAVA-NORTHERN SYRIA:
In this context, on the night of August 26, firing heavy weapons, Turkish military attacked the village of Yapse to the east of Kobane.
Today, August 27, driving armored vehicles, Turkish forces again violated the borders and crossed into Rojava/Syria soil from the side of border gate and the village of Til Shair.
Separately on the night of August 26, Turkish military forces who had deployed tanks and heavy weaponry, struck our units’ and Self-Defense Forces’ positions near the village of Museka, Raco region, Efrin.
Simultaneously on that night, Turkish forces indiscriminately fired at civilians travelling on the road between Amude and Derbesiye, Cizire Canton.
At 7 pm August 26, groups operating under the name of Syrian Coalition, carried out an attack, with heavy weapons, on the villages of Minikh and Al-Kamiyah in Efrin countryside.
People's Defense Units YPG Press Office | August 27, 2016