YPG releases 7-day balance sheet of Turkish army and gang attacks
Four members of Turkish-affiliated gangs were killed and one other was wounded as a result of their attacks against Northern Syria during the last one week.
The YPG Press Center announced the attacks of the invading Turkish army and gangs against Northern Syria in the last seven days.
In the statement it was said that the invading Turkish army and allied gangs were continuing attacks and violations against Northern Syria, especially the Afrin Canton, and the YPG forces responded to the gangs, killing 4 gang members and the wounding another one. It was stated that one YPG fighter fell martyr in the conflict.
According to the YPG statement, the balance sheet of the attacks in the last seven days is as follows:
“On January 1, at 24.00 hours, gangs allied to the invading Turkish army attacked with heavy weapons and mortars the Bircikê Silêman, Qitmê, Kefer Cennê, Baflon, Girê Birîndar, Girê Banî, Girê Baz, Girê Bedirxan, Girê Baxtiyar, Vîla Qadî, Merenaz, Eyn Deqnê, Girê Şehît Şîlan, Girê Bager and Girê Başûr areas in the Afrin Canton. Upon the response of our forces, one gang member was killed in the Martyr Şîlan area, one gang member was killed around the Dêwa and Îska villages, while another was wounded. On January 2, the gang groups of the invading Turkish army attacked Basûfanê, Girê Bager, Baflon and Qestelê areas with sniper rifles and heavy weapons.
On January 3, the invading Turkish army and gangs from Azaz attacked Basûfanê, Girê Bager, Baflon and Qestelê with sniper rifles and heavy weapons. With the response of our forces, a gang member from Azaz and a gang member from the Basufane side were killed. Simultaneously, the invading Turkish army attacked the village of Zormixar in the Kobanê Canton.
On January 4, the invading Turkish army attacked Girê Baz, Girê Bager, Girê Qestelê and Basûfanê areas of the Afrin Canton with heavy weapons and mortas. Our forces immediately responded to the attack, but no clear information was available about the number of enemy losses. A comrade was martyred in this attack.
On January 5, the invading Turkish army attacked Eyn Deqnê, Girê Başûr, Girê Barîn, Girê Batman and Girê Botan areas with heavy weapons. Our forces immediately responded to the attack.
On January 6, a bomb-laden drone belonging to gang groups was downed while attempting to target YPG-YPJ positions.
On the January 7, the invading Turkish army attacked the areas of Vîla Qadî, Merenaz and Basûfanê areas in the Afrin Canton with heavy weapons and mortars.”