The outcome of the military operations during the past 24 hours in Afrin and its countryside
1-Afrin/city center: the Turkish occupation army and its terrorist factions (Daesh/Al-Nusra) brutally shelled the city center of Afrin yesterday, coincided with the arrival of the public civilian delegations to Afrin. Where 8 shells landed on Mahmoudiyah and Ashrafiyah neighborhoods last night at 9 pm, while Kafar Shelah village and its vicinity, exposed to a random artillery shelling lasted until the midnight.
2-Shiyah (Shaik Hadid): fierce clashes broke out between our forces and the terrorist factions in the vicinity of Hikji and Marwaniyah village, coincided with Turkish raids and artillery shelling stared yesterday at 3 PM and lasted until midnight.
Last night at 7:30 pm, the clashes expanded to Senarah and Anqleh villages accompanied by Turkish airstrikes and artillery shelling.
At 5 am of this morning, the Turkish army and the terrorist factions re-attacked Hikji village by airstrikes and artillery. Accordingly, heavy clashes broke out between our forces and the invaders which lasted until writing this report.
3-Sharrah: all of the villages in Sharrah axis were targets of the Turkish indiscriminate shelling yesterday. The shelling was concentrated on Elika village and Shahid Rafiq cemetery in Matina village, which lasted until 11 pm last night.
This morning at 5 am, heavy clashes broke out in the vicinity of Ekdama, the hill of Shashmek village, Arab Weran and Deir Sawan villages, accompanied by artillery shelling and airstrikes which lasted until writing this report.
In Deir Sawan village, our forces destroyed a tank for the enemy and 2 BMB vehicles, where our forces conformed the killing of 20 terrorist including Turkish soldiers.
4-Raju: last night at 3 pm, heavy clashes broke out between our forces and the invaders in the vicinity of Hobka village. the clashes lasted until the midnight, where our fighters confirmed the killing of 20 terrorists including Turkish soldiers. The Turkish army re-shelled the villages in Raju axis at 10 am this morning, which lasted until writing this report.
5-Mabatah (Ma’abatli): heavy clashes broke out between our forces and the Turkish invasion army and its terrorist factions (ISIS/ Al-Nusra) in the vicinity of Hebo village this morning, the clashes are still ongoing.
6-Belbeleh: since 10 am this morning, the Turkish artillery and jets targeted all of the villages in Belbeleh township. The shelling was concentrated on Ugah, Qastal Cholaqa, Qastal Khadriyah, Qastal Sharqiyah and Bakhja villages. As our forces engage with the Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions until writing this report.
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