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 a systematic annihilation. Therefore, our forces are confined to self-defense in case of any attacks in Afrin.
1-Sharra: our forces destroyed a military vehicle for the Turkish occupation army in Chema village, after an accurate observation for the vehicle. As the Turkish invasion army and its allied terrorist factions (the Nasra /Da’esh) continue to target the villages of this axis, accompanied by intense aerial bombardment targeting Yazidi villages of Sanka / Sinkerli, Pavlon and Maidanki.
2-Jinderes: the Turkish army has not stopped its brutal and indiscriminate bombardment on the civilians in Jinderes township, where there were civilian martyrs and wounded in Kafar Safra village due to the Turkish airstrikes.
Also, the Turkish jets have targeted Meski village and the downtown of Jinderes until writing this report. The preliminary reports say that there are civilian martyrs and wounded including women and children.
3-Raju: the Turkish warplanes continue to strikes Raju and its village indiscriminately since days in a raw, coincided with heavy artillery shelling.
In Midan Akbes village, the Turkish invasion army committed another crime by burning civilian houses. The house-burning process began almost systematically in almost all the houses in the village.
In early hours of this morning, the Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions began an intensive bombardment on the civilians in Berbeni village, where civilian casualties were reported and dozens of them were moved to Avrin hospital, some of them were critically wounded.
4-Belbeleh: The Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions (Nasra / Da’ash) continue to target the villages in this axis with heavy weapons, accompanied by aerial bombardment since yesterday and without stopping.
5- Mabata / Moabtli: the Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions have been targeting all of the villages in this axis, where the shelling was concentrated on the villages of Bremja, Mirkan and Shetka.
SDF Media Center
5 March 2018