Turkish forces continue shelling Afrin with the continuation of clashes between the Kurdish forces and “Olive Branch” Operation Forces with the participation of Grey Wolves

Places in Afrin area are witnessing continuous targeting by the artillery shells and missiles of the Turkish forces, in which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored shelling by the Turkish forces targeted the villages of Badina and Damliya in Rajo Township in the western countryside of Afrin, coincided with similar shelling on Mamlu Oshagli in the countryside itself, amid the flight of Turkish warplanes in the sky of Afrin area, while the clashes continue between the Turkish Forces and the rebel and Islamic factions of the Operation “Olive Branch” and the groups of Turkish Grey Wolves; against YPG and the Self-Defense Forces, in areas in the northern and western countryside of Afrin, and the clashes are accompanied by targeting on the clash areas between both parties.

The Syrian Observatory published on Monday that SOHR documented the death of death of 61 Syrian citizens of the Kurds, Arabs and Armenians including 18 children and 11 citizen women, who lived in Afrin area or have been displaced to it in the past years, while tens of others were injured, and the death toll is still expected to increase due to the presence of injured people in serious conditions. The SOHR monitored violent clashes between the YPG and the Self-Defense forces on one hand, and the rebel and Islamic factions and the Turkish forces and the Grey Wolves operating under the Turkish flag on the other, and the clashes concentrated today in areas in the hills of Raju and Jaudayras district, in an attempt by the forces of the “Olive Branch” Operation to advance in the area and go deep into the area of Afrin, and the clashes are accompanied by an exchange of targeting between both parties, amid shelling and an exchange of targeting in the clashes area. The SOHR documented the death toll of the conflicted parties, where it rose to 78, the number of the fighters of the YPG and the Self-Defense forces who were killed in the clashes and the aerial and artillery shelling, including a female fighter was killed during carrying out an attack by grenades and heavy machineguns on a heavy vehicle of the Turkish army and its allies in Hamam village, while it has increased to 85 at least, the number of the members of the “Olive Branch” Operation who were killed during the same period in the clashes, the exchange of shelling and detonating vehicles, including 9 soldiers of the Turkish forces, where the YPG still have 4 bodies of them, and the clashes between them resulted in the fall of tens of injuries, captives and missing people in the ranks of the both parties.

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