Afrin Liberation Forces Repel Turkish Attack and Target Their Positions

Published July 22, 2019

Afrin Liberation Forces

Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) released a statement detailing the aggression launched by the Turkish invasion army and allied mercenaries against villages in Shera and Sherawa districts of Afrin on July 20, Saturday.

HRE reported that the attacks of the occupation forces were repelled following six hours of confrontation.

The statement said the following;

“The Turkish invasion army and groups under their control launched an intensified aggression against villages in Sherawa and Shera districts of Afrin. The attacks were repelled by the response of our forces.

The Turkish invasion army carried out a concentrated artillery attack on Merenaz, Malikiye and Şewarixa villages in Shera, and attempted for a ground aggression in the vicinity of the Merenaz village on July 20. After six hours of fierce clashes that erupted upon the retaliation of our forces, the attacks were eventually repelled.

5 members from the mercenary groups Liwa al-Shimal and al-Jabha al-Shamiya were killed during the fighting, while 9 others, including 3 Turkish soldiers, were wounded.”

… Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) released a statement reporting continued operations against the Turkish invasion army and allied terrorist groups in and around Afrin.

According to the statement, HRE fighters carried out three simultaneous actions targeting the positions of Turkish troops in Gobele village of Afrin on July 21.

HRE said that 4 soldiers of the Turkish invasion army were killed and 5 others wounded as a result of strikes, while 3 positions here were destroyed.