YPG statement on Turkey’s attack on Efrîn

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ypg_4YPG Press Center announced the balance of the week’s attacks by the Turkish army on the Efrîn Canton.

The YPG statement is as follows:

“Gangs acting under the Turkish army’s command continue to attack Rojava. The Turkish army and their gangs have increased their attacks on Efrîn. Attacks by the Turkish army and their allied gangs have also resulted in injury for 2 civilians, while many citizens had their homes and property damaged. The Turkish army and their allied gangs continue aerial activity over Efrîn still.

The balance sheet of the attacks in the last 7 days by the Turkish army and their allied gangs is as follows:

On July 9, 2017 gangs allied to the Turkish state attacked the Bircikê Silêman and Basufanê villages in the Sherawa district of the Efrîn Canton and the Barîn Hill with mortars. On the same day at 23:00 at night, the Turkish army and their gangs attacked the Maranez and Vîla Qadî villages in Shera, Efrîn with mortars, tank cannons and DHSK guns. Our forces retaliated immediately with Howitzers but no concrete information could be obtained regarding the enemy’s casualties. On the same day, the gangs bombed the Elqamiyê Village with UAVs and attacked the Zîn Valley and Barîn Hill in Cindirês, Efrîn with DHSK guns.

On July 10, 2017 gangs allied with the Turkish state attacked the Martyr Shîlan Hill in Sherawa, Efrîn with DHSK guns. There were also attacks on the Basufanê village in Sherawa, Efrîn with mortars and DHSK guns. On the same day, UAVs carried out scout missions over Bêlûniyê, Eyn Deqnê, Minix and Maranez villages in Shera, Efrîn and later on attacked the same areas with DHSKs. Our forces hit the gangs attempting to construct new positions in the Barîn and Baz hills with DHSKs and BKCs but no concrete information could be obtained regarding the gangs’ casualties.

On July 11, 2017 gangs attacked the Basufanê village in Sherawa, Efrîn with mortars and DHSK guns. Our forces retaliated this attack immediately with mortars.

On July 12, 2017 gangs allied to the Turkish state attacked the Basufanê village with DHSK guns. Our forces retaliated the attacks on the Martyr Şilan Hill in Cindirês, Efrîn and one gang member was killed.

On July 14, 2017 at around 01.00, gangs allied to the Turkish army attacked Baz, İska and Barîn Hills in Cindirês, Efrîn and Basufanê village in Sherawa, Efrîn with mortars, and Başemrê and Basufanê villages and Iska and Martyr Şilan Hills with DHSK guns. Our forces retaliated immediately. At 17.00 the Turkish army and their allied gangs attacked Qestel Hill and Maranez Eyn Deqnê, Vîla Qadî and Bêlûniyê villages with Howitzers. On the same day, at midnight, UAVs flew over Qestel, Qitmê and Efrîn. Also on the same day, the Turkish army and their gangs attacked the Qestel hill in Shera, Efrîn with Katyusha missiles and Iska Hill in Cindirês, Efrîn with mortars.

On July 15, 2017 at 14.00 the Turkish army and their allied gangs attacked Til Tewîl, Cûmkê, Stêr and Qitmê villages to the north of Efrîn. These attacks left 2 civilians wounded, one of them heavily. On the same day at 16.00, Şêwarxa village in Shera, Efrîn was attacked with Howitzers and Barîn hill in Cindirês, Efrin with mortars. From 15.00 onwards, Turkish army’s UAVs carried out scout missions over the Eyn Deqnê territory. Our forces retaliated the gangs’ attacks immediately, and hit the gang positions near the Başemrê village in Sherawa, Efrîn at 10.00, but no concrete information could be obtained regarding the gangs’ casualties.”

 

Source: Firat News Agency

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