Mar 29, 2017

Fresh offensive against ISIS in Shengal

The operation of YBŞ (Shengal Resistance Units) and YPJ-Shengal (Women's Defense Units) against ISIS gangs in Shengal continues.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 11:20 AM
SHENGAL - ANF

The operation of YBŞ (Shengal Resistance Units) and YPJ-Shengal (Women's Defense Units) against ISIS gangs in Shengal continues.

The united forces have launched a fresh offensive against ISIS gangs deployed in Shilo valley to the west of Shengal early this morning.

According to the reports from the area, YBŞ and YPJ-Shengal have seized control of two hills where gangs were deployed, as a result of effective actions within the scope of the offensive. Clashes in the area of the both hills are going on.

The offensive is also being joined by guerrillas affiliated to HPG (People's Defense Forces) and YJA Star (Free Women's Troops).

An official statement on the offensive is expected to be released later.