Actions by the Afrin Liberation Forces in Azaz and Mariamin

Published April 24, 2019

Actions by the Afrin Liberation Forces in Azaz and Mariamin


Afrin Liberation Forces announced that two occupiers were killed and 7 wounded in Azaz.

On April 22, following a long surveillance mission, Afrin Liberation Forces (Hêzên Rizgariya Efrînê, HRE) fighters carried out an action against the joint bases of the MIT and the intelligence branch of the so-called National Army gangs under their command in Azaz. As a result of the action, 2 people including Ebu Omer (who has been involved in critical MIT efforts in Syria) and 7 others were critically wounded.


At least six Turkish soldiers were killed and seven others injured in action by Afrin Liberation Forces. In Shera, the group targeted a Turkish military base on April 19.

A Turkish military base near the village of Meryemîn (Mariamin) in the district of Shera was targeted by HRE fighters from two directions. The number of soldiers who were killed during ensuing violent clashes couldn’t be clarified. A tank that attempted to intervene during the fighting was also targeted by our fighters, and was destroyed with the soldiers in it. HRE fighters targeted another base that intervened with heavy weaponry. As a result of the actions and clashes, at least 4 soldiers were killed and 3 others wounded.

HRE fighters simultaneously targeted a position of Turkish artillery unit in the village of Meryemîn. While the position was destroyed, 2 soldiers were killed and 4 others wounded.


The same day, HRE fighters targeted the occupiers who were constructing a wall to block the transit route in the village of Kimare in Afrin’s Sherawa district. Details about the results of the action couldn’t be clarified immediately.


On the same day, HRE fighters destroyed a position of the Turkish army in Vilad Qadil village of Azaz. Information as to the number of occupiers killed here was not immediately available.

As a result of the actions carried out by HRE fighters, one tank and two bases of the Turkish army were destroyed, while at least 6 occupiers were killed and 7 others wounded. Details of two other actions are available yet but their footage will be shared with the public.