12 Killed As Afrin Liberation Forces Hit Invaders in Azaz

Published March 4, 2019

Afrin Liberation Forces

Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE-Hêzên Rizgariya Efrînê) released a statement announcing continued operations against the Turkish invasion army and allied mercenaries in and around Afrin.

According to the statement, HRE fighters hit the points of Turkish-backed Firqat al-Mutasim group in a village of Azaz.

The statement said that HRE fighters raided two military points of the Firqat al-Mutasim mercenary group stationed around the village of Kil Jibrin in Azaz region on March 1st. The raid was followed by intense clashes between HRE fighters and mercenaries.

As a result of the raid and clashes, 8 invaders were killed and some ammunition of theirs was seized.

Another group of occupiers was targeted by HRE militants as they headed to the scene to retrieve the dead and wounded. The sabotage action left 4 enemy combattants dead and 3 others wounded.

HRE added that at least 12 occupiers were killed and 3 were wounded in the mentioned actions carried out by their fighters.