HRE released a statement on July 4, 2019, the statement included:
Our forces continue to carry out operations against the invading Turkish army and their jihadist proxy gangs in and around Afrin.
On July 3rd our forces carried out a wide and effective operation against the Turkish-backed jihadist group of the so-called Firqet El Hemza in the vicinity of Daxilbash village of the Bab region. Clashes erupted between our lightly and middle-classed armed forces and the named jihadi gang. Our forces were able to confirm 2 dead corpses and 2 jihadists were confirmed as heavily injured. Our forces confiscated 2 ak-47 type assault rifles and a magazine vest.
On July 3rd our forces carried out a sabotage operation against a military vehicle belonging to the Turkish-backed jihadist group of the so-called Firqet Sultan Murad on the Bilbile-Meydanke road. As a result of this operation 3 jihadists of the mentioned group were heavily injured and the vehicle was damaged.
On July 3rd our forces carried out an effective operation against a gathering-point of the Turkish-backed jihadist group of the so-called Jeysh El Nixbe in the vicinity of Mare city. As far as we have been able to confirm, 3 jihadists of the mentioned group were killed and 4 were injured as a result of the operation carried out by our forces.
As a result of the above-mentioned operations carried out by our forces, 5 Turkish-backed terrorists were killed and 9 were injured.
Afrin Liberation Forces
July 4th 2019