To the Press and Public
Within the scope of the Resistance of the Age, our units carried out a series of military operations against Turkish invasion army and its mercenaries in Afrin throughout the third week of June. As result of the operations in Afrin city center, vicinity of Shera and Bilbil districts, 6 mercenaries were killed and many others injured.
On June 18, our units targeted a military vehicle with landmine. The operation targeting 5 elements of the mercenary group called “Sharia Court”, who’d come to the area to abduct a civilian from village of Kharab Shera, resulted in death of 2 elements while 3 of them were heavily injured.
On June 19, our forces targeted terrorists of Failaq al-Sham group in Bilbil’s Hayamah village. Two mercenaries that were killed in the action identified as:
1- Usain al-Abood, Idlib
2- Omar al-Kalo, Idlib
In another operation carried out on June 20, our units targeted a military vehicle of Firqat al-Hamza group with hand grenades near al-Zadiyyah cemetery in Afrin city center. Two mercenaries that were killed in the action were identified as:
1- Ahmad al-Iwaid, Raqqa
2- Abd al-Fatah Shobak, Idlib
On June 22, Turkish invasion army and its mercenaries launched a large operation in vicinity of Afrin’s Bilbil district with participation of several UAV’s. Operation forces withdrew shortly after the operation had begun without achieving any of goals.
With the succesful operations in the past week, the number of deaths of Turkish invasion army and its mercenaries has risen to 2485.
YPG Press Office | June 25, 2018