Reliable sources informed SOHR that YPG fighters, led by Mahmoud Barkhadan, could advance in the neighborhood of Kani Erban and monitor Tishreen School. They also advanced in the neighborhood of Maqtalah in the city of Ayn al- Arab. Thus, YPG has taken control over 90% of the city of Ayn al- Arab “Kobani” and IS militants receded towards the eastern strip at the outskirts of Ayn al- Arab “Kobani” city.
Meanwhile, cross- cutting resources informed SOHR that IS organization sent a battalion consisting of about 140 members, vast majority under the age of 18 and newly joined the training camps of Islamic battalions, to battlefronts in the city of Kobani, where SOHR could document death of 6 members who are under the age of 18.
It is worth mentioning that YPF fighters supported by rebel battalions could take the village of Mamid in the southwest of the city of Ayna al- Arab “Kobani”.