The Afrin Liberation Forces revealed in a statement that their forces on 19 April carried out a series of military operations against the soldiers of the Turkish occupation army and their forces in Afrin and its surroundings.
The forces said during their statement that their forces managed to destroy one tank of the occupation in addition to the killing of a number of Turkish soldiers.
The text of the statement is:
"In the course of its specific operations against the Turkish occupation and its mercenaries in the area of Afrin and its surroundings, our forces destroyed a tank and a number of bases and centers of the Turkish occupation in the villages of Mariamin and Vilat al-Qadi as well as the village of Kimar during which killed more than six Turkish soldiers and several others were wounded.
In this context:
On April 19, one of our groups carried out a small and medium arms attack from two axes on the base of the concentration of the Turkish occupation soldiers in the village of Mariamin in the vicinity of Shara, where fierce clashes broke out between our forces and the occupation soldiers, a number of soldiers were killed and a tank intervened in the battle to support the soldiers where our fighters targeted it destroying it and killing soldiers who were inside it.
In the meantime, one of the Turkish bases supported their soldiers, where they were also targeted by our fighters with medium weapons. As a result of the attacks, clashes between our forces and Turkish occupation soldiers, consequently, at least four soldiers were killed and three others wounded.
At the same time, our fighters targeted an artillery base in the vicinity of Mariamin village, where it was completely destroyed and two Turkish soldiers were killed and four others wounded.
On April 19, our forces bombed a special base for the concentration of Turkish occupation soldiers in the area of Vilat al-Qadi in the vicinity of the city of Azaz, where the base was destroyed while we could not know the number of dead and wounded in the ranks of the occupation army.
On 19 April, a number of Turkish occupation soldiers targeted our forces with heavy weapons while trying to continue construction of a buffer wall in the vicinity of the village of Kimar in Sherawa district where the results of the operation were not known.
HRE carried out a series of operations which resulted in the destruction of a tank, two military bases of the Turkish occupation, including an artillery base, as well as killing at least six Turkish soldiers and wounding seven others, while the death and injuries toll in the ranks of the Turkish occupation army were not confirmed in two other operations.
Liberation Forces of Afrin