YPG statement on ongoing clashes in Aleppo, Jarablus and Tishrin

KOBANE (ANF) – YPG Media Center announced that one emplacement and one military vehicle belonging to SNC affiliated gangs were destroyed and 2 gang members were killed in Aleppo. YPG noted that its forces also repelled the gangs’ attacks on Tishrin and Şêxler.

YPG Media Center stated that the attacks of NSC affiliated gang groups Sultan Murad Brigade, Ahrar Al-Sham, 16th Battalion, Al-Fetih Brigade, Sultan Mihemed Al Fetih Brigade, Al Mucahidin Army, Suwar Al-Sham, Ahrar Suruye, Jabhat Al Shamiye, Siqor Al Jabal, 101th Battalion, Foc Alewal, Jabhat Al-Turkmen, Ebû Emera Battalion, Al Islam Army, Festeqim Kema Emert Group, 13th Brigade, Al Shemaliye Battalion and Nûreddîn Zenkî Brigade continue their attacks on Aleppo’s Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood.

YPG announced that gang groups carried out new attacks on Sheikh Maqsoud from Muselles, Ashrafiyah, Seken Şebab and Seken Sikeyf regions. YPG forces repelled these attacks and destroyed a military vehicle in Seken Sikeyf, and the numbers of dead and injured gangs have not yet been clarified.

YPG forces also destroyed a gang ammunition depot in Muselles, and killed 2 gangs in Ashrafiyah neighborhood.

ATTACK ON TISHRIN REPELLED

YPG announced that ISIS gangs carried out an attack on the Tishrin Dam in Kobanê between 12:00 and 14:00 on April 28. SDF forces destroyed a military vehicle in the east of the dam around 12:00, and the gangs bombarded this area with heavy weaponry until 13:00.

Lastly, YPG stated that ISIS gangs attacked Kobanê’s Şêxler town from Jarablus between 07:00 and 08:00 and between 11:00 and 12:00 on April 28. YPG and YPJ forces successfully repelled these two attacks.

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