The attacks of the invading Turkish army and its gangs towards the Rojava territory continue uninterruptedly. A civilian migrant from Raqqa was executed as a result of the firing of the Turkish army.
A summary of the seven-day attacks of the occupying Turkish army and backed gangs is as following;
On 01.09.2017, our forces downed a reconnaissance aircraft of the gangs backed by the occupying Turkish army while it flew over our area.
On 02.09.2017, the gangs attached to the Turkish army attacked the Barin and Baz hills of the Cindirêsê region with Dushka weapons and B7 rockets, and at the same time attacked Baflon hill in the Şera district of the Efrîn canton with armed weapons and mortars. A comrade of ours reached martyrdom as a result of the attack.
On 03.09.2017, the gangs attached to the Turkish army carried out artillery shelling against Baz, Barîn and Dêrbelût hills of Cindirêsê region, Baflon hill of Şera district and Basûfanê and Bircikê Silêman villages of Şêrawa district of Efrîn canton. At the same time, our forces responded to this attack. But there is no clear result on whether there is dead or injured from the enemy. On the same day, the gangs who wanted to create new positions in the village of Maranez in the Şera district of the Efrîn canton, were noticed by our forces and responded with BKC weapons. As a result, the attempt of the gangs to create new positions was stopped.
On 04.09.2017, the gangs of the Turkish army attacked the village of Basûfanê, which is in the Şêrawa district, with Dushka weapons and mortar shells, and attacked the Baz and Barin hills of the Cindirês region with individual weapons and B7 rockets, also the gangs attacked the Beluniyê village in the Şera district of the Efrîn canton with howitzers around 21:00 hours. At the same time, an unmanned aerial vehicle has been flying over the Cindirêsê region. Our forces have responded to the gangs at the same time.
On 05.09.2017 at 16:30, the gangs of the Turkish army attacked with Dushka weapons and howitzers the Basufanê village in Şêrawa district, while attacking the Beluniyê and Eyn Deqnê villages in Şera district and the Qestelê hill using Dushkas and mortar shells. At the same time they attacked the Bextiyar and Batman hills in Cindirêsê region of the Efrîn canton with the same weapons. Our forces have responded to the gangs at the same moment.
On 06.09.2017, the gangs attacking the village of Basûfanê village in Şêrawa district also attacked Beluniyê, Eyn Deqnê villages in Şera district and the Qestelê hill with Dushka weapons and mortar weapons, also at the same time with the same weapons the gangs attacked the Bextiyar and Batman hills in the Cindirêsê region of the Efrîn canton. On the same day at 15:30, a Raqqan civilian from the village of Esediye was fired at and executed by the Turkish army in the Xizêla village near the Turkey border in Girê Spî. This civilian who died on the scene was carried away from the area by our forces which handed over to his family.
YPG Press Center | September 9, 2017