YPG: One Kurdish civilian killed in ongoing attacks by Turkish army

YPG (People’s Defense Units) Press Office has released a statement reporting ongoing attacks by the Turkish army and Islamic terrorist groups.

YPG informed that Al-Nusra gangs attempted to infiltrate into Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood of Aleppo at 22:30 on November 13, after which a clash erupted upon an intervention by Defense Units. 2 terrorists members were captured dead as a result of the clash.

The statement continued by reporting attacks by ISIS gangs with heavy weaponry, which targeted;,

– YPG positions near Qereqozax bridge between 14.00-15.00 and 18.00-19.00 on November 14,

– Şêxlera Jorîn town between 12.00-15.00, and

– Girê Sor terrain near Sirîn town at 15.00 and between 18.00- 19.00 the same day.

While Defense Units retaliated against the attacks and hit all the targets, the number of casualties on the side of gangs couldn’t be verified.

Separate attacks by ISIS gangs targeted the Qereqozax village to the southwest of Kobanê at 11:00 on 15 November; and the Mirveh village near Sirîn town between 13.00-14.00.

In response to the attacks, Defense Units conducted an offensive against the positions of gang groups in south Jarablus, which left an unverified number of casualties and a military vehicle destroyed.

In the meantime, ISIS gangs conducted a harassment attack against Meraser village to the west of Kobanê’s Sirîn town at 02:30 last night.


On the other hand, Turkish army’s attacks that are aiming at the People’s Defense Units (YPG)’s security positions near Kobanê region borderline since October 24 continue to the time.

According to the YPG statement, the Turkish military conducted an attack near Siftek village on the western borderline of Kobanê Canton between 22:00 and 23:00 on November 13. The attack targeted the people living in this area, and left one civilian dead.

Turkish troops also targeted the Zeytuna position to the west of Girê Spî (Tal Abyad) with A-4 heavy weaponry after cutting off electricity at the borderline of Girê Spî between 20:15-21:00 yesterday evening.

YPG added that clearing and detonation of mines continues in the region between Silûk town and western side of Mount Kezwan.