Friday, February 16, 2018
Turkish Advance ? Statement from Syrian Democratic Forces
The media center of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that their forces destroyed several military vehicles belonging to the Turkish occupation forces and mercenaries, and killed a number of elements of the Turkish occupation forces and its mercenaries during the past 24 hours.
The media center of the Syrian Democratic Forces revealed in a statement the outcome of the attacks of the Turkish occupation army on Afrin and military operations in the past 24 hours.
The text of the statement:
1 – Afrin: Stêrk village was the target of heavy shelling by the Turkish invasion army , where the shelling continued indiscriminately since the hours of yesterday evening and continued until late at night and caused severe damage to homes and village property.
– Azaz city was a center of a heavy shelling that targeted Cuqê village and Stêrk village yesterday night. The shelling started at 3:30 pm and lasted for hours, and intermittently four shells landed in Cuqê village and three shells in Stêrk village.'
2 – Jandiers: Our forces spotted 4 military vehicles of the Turkish invasion army and its terrorists (Jabhat al-Nousra and IS mercenaries) in the vicinity Dêwa village and targeted them with shelling, causing direct injuries, which were all destroyed at 3:30 pm yesterday and the flames rose from them, and has been documented on video [https://youtu.be/yvKGzeg1-Vw]
After that, photos obtained from the vicinity of the village showing the army of the Turkish invasion and the terrorists . They used the children as human shields in their invasion against Afrin. A group of children appeared in the pictures, surrounded by a military machine loaded with Dushka arms. Jandiers was bombed, and that was yesterday evening.
– The anti-flight reconnaissance aircraft overflew the skies of Jandiers at 7 am this morning.
– The village of Sindianika was the target of heavy shelling since 1 pm this afternoon, where the shelling continues until the time of preparation of this report.
And in a scene confirms the brutality and barbarity of the Turkish invasion army and the terrorists has been the cemetery and the shrine of Abdul Rahman heavy artillery bombardment yesterday evening, confirming that this invasion targeted even our graves and monuments after targeting the archaeological sites and infrastructure and neighborhoods and villages populated by civilians.
– In the afternoon hours, the Turkish invasion army and the terrorists tried to advance on the axis of Muhammadiyah village. Our forces clashed with them and returned them after heavy losses. The terrorists left their dead on the battlefield and fled. Our forces pursue them and clashed with them until the time of preparing this report in the vicinity and hills of the village.
3. Shira: At 9 pm last night, Bavlon village was the target of air raids by the Turkish invasion army, where the village was attacked by an air strike targeting civilian houses.
4 – Raju: Our troops spotted an armored vehicle of the Turkish invasion army on the axis of the village of (Kanya Batmanê) in the hours of yesterday evening and targeted a direct injury caused by the high flames from them.
– In the afternoon hours of the day, the village of Kharrabeh Surk was the target of heavy artillery shelling by the Turkish invasion army and the terrorists, where they damaged the houses of civilians and destroyed the village mosque.
– On the axis of Haj Khalil village and Mount Mîra (Çiyayê Mîra) the Turkish invasion army and the terrorists used heavy weapons to bomb the vicinity of the mountain and the village where the bombing began at 1 pm this afternoon and continues until the moment of preparation this report.
– On the axis of Shadia village, our forces faced the Turkish invasion army and the terrorists of last night where a tank was signed with a four-wheel drive in the ambush and targeted the ambush directly, where the tank was destroyed and the car in full and killed
5 – Shia (Sheik al-Hadid): Our forces spotted the movements of the Turkish invasion army and the terrorists in the vicinity of the village of Jaqala, and ambushed them last night where a four-wheeled military vehicle was ambushed and completely destroyed.
Posted by nickglais on 2/16/2018 07:45:00 AM