HRE: 9 Turkish-backed jihadists, soldiers killed in Afrin, Ezaz regions

In a statement, Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) said that 9 Turkish soldiers and mercenaries affiliated to Turkey have been killed in a series of military operations.

On Friday, Afrin Liberation Forces released a statement to the public about their operations against the Turkish occupation army in Afrin on 5, 6 June.

The statement included:

Our forces targeted Turkish soldiers and their affiliated jihadist groups in 4 different operations in the towns of Sherawa, Jindires, Shera and the region of Azaz.

On 5th June, our forces carried out an operation against Turkish soldiers in the village of Jilbir of Sherawa town. 2 soldiers, including a sergeant, were killed and 1 soldier was injured as a result of the operation carried out by our forces.

On 5th June, our forces carried out an operation against a group of terrorists backed by Turkish army in the village of Mersa of Shera town. 3 terrorists were killed and 1 terrorist was injured as a result of the operation carried out by our forces.

On 6th June a heavy weapons unit of our forces attacked a group of jihadists backed by Turkish army in the surroundings of Kafr Khasher village of Ezaz region. 1 terrorist was killed as a result of the operation.

On 6th June our forces carried out an operation against a military vehicle belonging to Turkish-backed jihadists in the town-center of Jindires. The vehicle was completely destroyed as a result. One terrorist was killed and 2 were injured as a result of the operation. In the aftermath of the operation, a group of jihadists came to the scene in an attempt to carry out the dead and injured. Our forces exploited this situation and detonated a mine which killed 2 and injured 1 of the jihadists.

In total 9 terrorists were killed and 5 terrorists were injured as a result of the operations carried out by our forces.

Afrin Liberation Forces

7th June 2019


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