SDF: Two days balance sheet of clashes
"262 Turkish-backed jihadists were killed. As a result of the aerial attacks by the invading Turkish army on the cities of Northern Syria, many civilians were martyred and 10’s were injured," SDF said.
The SDF Press Office issued information regarding the results of the attacks by the invading Turkish army on Northern Syria on 9 and 10 October.
The statement said: "The invading Turkish army started their attacks on Northern Syria on October 9th at 4pm. This attack was carried out on the following cities: Serekaniye, Gire Spi (Tal Abyad), Kobane, Eyn Isa, Derik, Tirbespiye, Dirbesiye and Amude."
The statement added: "On the cities of Serekaniye, Gire Spi (Tal Abyad), Kobane and Eyn Isa, attacks were carried out by fighter jets. On the cities of Qamishli, Derik, Tirbespiye, Dirbesiye and Amude, hundreds of attacks were carried out with missiles, artikkery and tanks. The attacks carried out on the areas around the border started with the use of 10 UAV’s. The UAV’s were especially circulating over Serekaniye, Gire Spi (Tal Abyad) and Kobane as well as along the border-line."
The statement continued: "The invading army especially targeted Serekaniye, Gire Spi (Tal Abyad), Kobane and Dirbesiye as areas to attack to be able to push through the border and occupy Northern Syria.
The attacks from the invaders have been carried out from many sides. Especially the Kulit axis between Kobane and Gire Spi (Tal Abyad), Ashme and Til Sindir were hit hundreds of times by tank, Haubitzer and artillery fire."
The rest of the statement reads as follows: "The ground attacks carried out in Ashme was foiled on October 9th in the evening. The attacks on Til Sindir and the Kulite axis started with aerial bombardment and later with heavy ground attacks. The aim of this attack was to surround Gire Spi (Tal Abyad).
The attacks on the Silok axis, Ashme and the attempt to surround Gire Spi (Tal Abyad) was foiled on October 9th and 10th. In all those attacks, our fighters answered to the attacks with a huge level of resistance. As a result of the ongoing clashes in those areas, 40 Turkish-backed jihadists were killed and a tank was destroyed. On the Til Findire side, a group answered to the attacks and destroyed an armored vehicle belonging to the Turkish army.
As a result of the ground and aerial attacks and the ongoing clashes, 6 of our comrades have been martyred.
On October 10th, our fighters are showing a huge resistance against the attacks on The cities of Gire Spi (Tal Abyad) and the Siluk axis. Close-up clashes are ongoing in many positions and as a results of those clashes, on different times and places on the Silu axis, Gire Spi (Tal Abyad) and Kobane, 52 Turkish-backed jihadists have been killed.
Heavy attacks on Serekaniye with artillery, mortar and haubitzers continue. Especially from Til Khelef until Derik, on October 9th and 10th, attacks with artillery fire was carried out non-stop. The invading Turkish army and their jihadist ga ngs carried out many attempts to push through the border on the Serekaniye axis, Til Khelef, Elok and Dirbesiye. All those attempts were foiled by our fighters.
In Serekaniye, an attack was carried out on a jihadist sleeper-cell placed in Um Al-Kher and as a result.
The attacks by the invaders on Amude. Qamishli and Derik were heavy and difficult. In the city of Derik, a tank from the Turkish army attempted to push through the border and was destroyed by our fighters.
In many different places on October 9th and 10th in Serekaniye, 170 Turkish-backed jihadists were killed by our forces. As a result of the clashes on the two mentioned dates, 16 of our heroic comrades were martyred.
As a result of the clashes during the mentioned dates, 262 Turkish-backed jihadists were killed.
As a result of the aerial attacks by the invading Turkish army on the cities of Northern Syria, many civilians were martyred and 10’s were injured."