Despite the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which obligates all parties to stop hostilities, the Turkish state continues to violate international resolutions and targets our people in Afrin with various types of weapons and air raids, which expose our people to systematic annihilation, therefore, our fighters are obliged to defend themselves and repel the Turkish attacks. The following is the outcome of repelling Turkish attacks:
1-Since yesterday, and in a continuation to the previous days, Jinderes town and all of the villages in its axis have been subjected to heavy and indiscriminate artillery shelling and airstrikes, where the intensity of the bombardment did not reduce since yesterday until writing this report. Many shells landed on the downtown of Afrin in addition to the airstrikes.
2-Shiyeh/ Shaikh Hadid: the clashes continue in this axis, accompanied by heavy artillery shelling, where the heavy clashes are going on in the villages of Anqalah and Sinarah. According to these clashes, our forces pushed back the Turkish occupation army and its terrorist factions (ISIS/Al-Nusra), while the heavy shelling is still ongoing on these villages.
It is noteworthy that despite the clashes which erupted three days ago in Shiyeh axis, which were accompanied by heavy shelling, Syria Democratic Forces held their positions and did not allow the enemy to progress.
3-Belbeleh: our forces killed 4 terrorists and wounded other 6 during a failure attempt by the Turkish invasion army and its terrorist allies to make progress in Jerro village.
In Qastal Mukhtar village, the invaders tried to make progress towards the village, accordingly, our forces engaged with the terrorist invaders and pushed them back, additionally, they destroyed a Turkish military vehicle.
4-Mabatah: the Turkish invasion army and its terrorist allies (ISIS/Al-Nusra) tried to advance towards Ba’adina village, as a result, our forces repelled their attacks. It is worth noting that the attacks accompanied by random artillery shelling on the village.
5-Raju: the Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions tried to make advances towards Balilka village. Our forces repelled their attacks and caused heavy losses within the ranks of the invaders. It is also worth noting that the clashes in this axis accompanied by heavy shelling on the area.
SDF Media Center