Turkish Army and Free Syrian Army gain control over six villages and a military camp in Afrin

اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة رند رسلان | تحرير الترجمة Freda Hocaine 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 23 فبراير، 2018 12:09:49 ص خبر عسكري معركة عفرين

Aleppo - SMART

The Turkish Army and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions gained control of six villages and a military camp for Kurdish Protection People's Units in the Afrin area, which is 43 kilometers northwest of Aleppo, Northern Syria.

The official spokesman of the Syrian National Army, Lt. Col. Mohammad Hammadin, told SMART that they gained control over the villages of “Yafra, Rahmaniyah, Ali Jaro, Sheikh Kharzo al-Fawqani, Al-zahra al-olia and al-soufla,” in addition to a training camp for the Kurdish Protection People's Units.

Hammadin pointed out that the clashes resulted in the killing of 17 members of the Kurdish Protection People's Units, without mentioning information on the size of casualties in the ranks of the FSA. The “brigade of Sultan Mohamed El Fateh” of the FSA announced its capture of fighters after the control of the village of Korkan al-Kaber.

Hammadin added that the first month of the Olive Branch Operation against the Kurdish Protection People's Units they gained control of 54 villages and towns, and  22 strategic hills. They also performed 183 military targets, killing 1,400 and capturing 25 others.

On Wednesday The FSA factions beside the Turkish Army in the Olive Branch Operation gained control over new points in the Afrin area, Northern Aleppo. After clashes with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and opened a road between the Rajo and Edmonly areas in Western Afrin.

On Jan. 21, the Turkish Army and the FSA factions began their first ground offensive in an operation called Olive Branch in Afrin area which is controlled SDF, where they seized several villages and strategic hills in light of the continuing confrontations.

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اعداد عبد الله الدرويش | ترجمة رند رسلان | تحرير الترجمة Freda Hocaine 🕔 تم النشر بتاريخ : 23 فبراير، 2018 12:09:49 ص خبر عسكري معركة عفرين
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