HRE: 7jihadists killed in Shera town

HRE repelled a heavy attack by the Turkish army and their jihadist gangs on the villages of Shera town. A number of jihadists were killed and injured.

Afrin Liberation Forces(HRE) Media center issued a statement regarding to the operations carried out by HRE against the Turkish mercenaries, the statement said:

"On August 6th, the Turkish army and jihadists under their control attacked the villages of Shewarixa and Malikiye of Shera town by the use of Haubitzers and Mortars. Those villages contain a larger number of civilians. Under the rain of the artillery-fire, the jihadist gangs attacked the two mentioned villages and wanted to proceed forwards but were cut off by our fighters who answered to the attack and clashes broke out. The attack was repelled after 2 hours of ongoing clashes. 7 jihadists were killed in the clashes with our forces.

After our forces repelled the attack, the invading Turkish army used artillery-fire against the region and caused huge material damages to the properties of the villagers. Our forces answered to the attack with heavy weapons and targeted a Turkish army base in the vicinity of Meryemin village of Shera town. As a result, 2 Turkish soldiers were heavily injured.

Afrin Liberation Forces

August 7th 2019





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