HRE media center In this framework issued a statement in which it said:
On 18 August, our forces carried out two specific operations targeting the positions and fortifications of the Turkish occupation army in the vicinity of the city of Azaz, where our forces used heavy and medium weapons in the operation, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding three others. The Turkish positions targeted by our forces were the source of Turkish shelling with artillery and reconnaissance planes of populated areas in the villages of Shera and Shirawa districts, which caused a large number of civilian casualties and extensive damage to their property and homes.
On 18-19 August, the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries bombarded with heavy artillery and reconnaissance planes the villages of Shewarga, Al-Malikiyah, Alqemiya and Marnaz of Shera district, while at the same time they bombed the villages of Burj Qas and Gundê Mezin village of Shirawa, where the damage was limited to material. It also prevented civilians from reaching their orchards and carrying out their daily work.