The Turkish occupying forces and the gangs under their command continue the attacks on and violations of the territory of Rojava.
Following attacks and violations by the Turkish occupying forces took place in the last days:
On 28th of April 2017 an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Turkish military did reconnaissance flights over the villages of Zormixar and Ziyaret around Kobanê.
At the same time, Turkish military attacked the village Hemama in the Cindirêsê district of Afrîn with tanks, while gangs with ties to the Turkish military attacked the villages Eyn Dêqne and Maranez also in the Afrîn region with tanks, mortars and heavy weapons.
After these attacks around 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. the gangs with ties to the Turkish military attacked the villages of Maranez, Eyn Deqnê, Belûnê and Minix in the Afrîn region. At the same time the Al Nusra gangs tried to attack the village of Basûfanê in the Afrin region of Şerawa with artillery.
During all these attacks the warplanes of the Turkish military were flying over the border near Afrîn.
In the morning of the 29th of April 2017, the gangs with ties to the Turkish military attacked the village of Xazewî with artillery.
In the evening the air traffic of the Turkish military increased. The power in the region was cut und reconnaissance flights were done over the region.
In the same night the gangs with ties to the Turkish military attacked the villages Maranez and Belûne of Afrîn with mortars, artillery and Doçkas (anti-aerial guns). At the same time the gangs attacked the villages if Girê Qastellê in the district of Cindirês in Afrîn with heavy weapons.
On the 30th of April 2017, the gangs with ties to the Turkish military attacked the villages of Ayn Deqnê and Maranez with mortars and artillery.
Our forces replied to all these attacks on the necessary level. The death of three gang members with ties to the occupying Turkish forces due to the response could be determined.
YPG Press Center| 01.05.2017