Violations and attacks of the occupying Turkish army and gangs acting under their command against the territory of Rojava are continuing. In particular, attacks and aerial activity against Kobanê and Efrin have increased.
The balance sheet of the last six days of the violations and attacks of the occupant Turkish army and its gangs are as following:
On 21.05.2017 at 16.30, warplanes flew over the Kobanê border. On the same day, the gangs of the invading Turkish army at Efrin opened fire on the positions of our forces in Bafusanê Hill, in the Şerawa district. Our fighters responded instantly to the attacks of the gangs, but no clear information was available about the number of dead and wounded gangs.
On 23.05.2017 at 23.00 and on 24.05.2017, warplanes and unmanned reconnaissance planes flew over the western border of Kobanê.
Also on 24.05.2017, the gangs of the occupant Turkish army attacked with howitzers the Villa Qadi area of Efrin.
On 25.05.2017, warplanes and unmanned reconnaissance planes flew over the border of Kobanê. On the same day, clashes between our forces and the gangs tied to the Turkish army took place after an the attempt to attack Birc Silêman village of Şerawa district in Efrin. A gang has been killed in the response given by our forces.
On 26.05.2017, there was a clash between the Turkish army gangs and our forces after an attempt to attack the Iska Village of Efrin's Cindirês district, and a gang was killed in the clash. In addition, the gangs attacked the Basufanê Village of Efrin's Şerawa district with mortars.
The same day, warplanes flew over the western border of Kobanê and Turkish troops attacked the positions and points of our forces with heavy weapons.
YPG Press Center | May 27, 2017