HRE: 12 Turkish Soldiers and 2 Mercenaries Killed

Published June 8, 2021

HRE: 12 Turkish Soldiers and 2 Mercenaries Killed

HRE has announced that at least 12 Turkish soldiers and 2 mercenaries were killed in the actions they carried out in the first three days of June.

The Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) has released a statement announcing the details of their latest actions against the Turkish occupation army and allied mercenary groups in the regions of Afrin, Mare and Azaz they have occupied in violation of international law.

The statement said, “Our forces carried out effective actions between June 1-3, targeting the invading Turkish state soldiers and mercenaries that have committed inhuman crimes against the people in Afrin. They are changing the demography of the region and put pressure on our people.”

HRE listed the details of their actions in the first days of June as follows:

“On June 1, our forces carried out an action with a drone near a mercenary checkpoint in Marê. The number of dead and injured could not be clarified.

In another action, two mercenaries were killed and a DShK weapon was hit in the village of Daglibaşê in al-Bab.

On June 2, an action was carried out against mercenaries in the village of Keferxweş in Azaz. The number of dead and injured mercenaries could not be clarified.

On the same day, a military convoy of the invading Turkish state was struck by our forces in the area between the villages of Gobel and Basil in Afrin. Eight Turkish soldiers including a commander were killed and 3 others were injured as a Kirpi (hedgehog) type military vehicle was hit by HRE fighters.

On June 3, our forces carried out an action against a group of Turkish soldiers in the vicinity of the Basufan village. Four soldiers were killed and four others were injured as a result of the action.

On the same day, a sabotage action against a fuel factory belonging to the mercenaries was carried out in Afrin.

In the mentioned actions, a total of 12 Turkish soldiers and 2 mercenaries were killed and 7 soldiers were injured.”

From: https://anfenglish.com/rojava-syria/hre-12-turkish-soldiers-and-2-mercenaries-killed-52607