July 17: Major Offensive Against ISIL Terrorists Beleaguered Inside Hasakah
Created on Friday, 17 July 2015 14:04 | Print | Email | Hits: 93
Immediate Release for the Media and Public Opinion
HASAKAH, Rojava (July 17, 2015) - Constant military operations conducted by joined forces of the People’s Defense Units (YPG) and the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) continue to confront the Daesh (ISIL) terrorists attempting occupation efforts near the city of Hasakah, Rojava, Syria.
In Hasakah, combined forces last night carried out an assault operation of two axis against members of terrorist group ISIL positioned in the city center. First seal of this attack progressed from the direction of Penitentiary (Children Prison) and targeted the village of Tal’a where fierce clashes took place between our Units and the ISIL terrorists. During this part of the operation an unconfirmed number of enemy forces were killed, 4 bodies found on the battlegrounds.
The second wing of the plan moved correspondingly from the neighborhood Azizya and advanced toward southern Hasakah. As result of a successful performance for the movement, the village Fallah was fully secured of terrorist elements. Enemy forces’ casualties could not be immediately verified.
Kobani – Enduring military operations in the south and east of the city of Kobani, the Defense Units have experienced several engagements with ISIL terrorists over the past few days.
Last night in south Kobani, ISIL terrorists launched concurrent attacks on the villages of Qilhayde, Sina, Argane, Nurali and Arabic Sepata using heavy weaponry and intense mortar fire. No casualties have been suffered by our forces and the Defense Units have been able to respond and repulse the attacks to the same extent as the hostile activities.
In east Kobani, ISIL terrorists attempted for another assault on the village of Faatfe, led to a clash between our forces and the attackers near the stated location. According to what has been verified by field reports, 5 ISIL fighters were killed, two corpses discovered in the area where the terrorists withdrew from. Also there, two thermal scopes were seized by our troops.
Mabroukah – A terrorist attack was carried out last night on the village of Nastal, 24 kilometers to the far west of the town Mabroukah, Serekaniye. A group of terrorists, formed of 3 individuals, tried to infiltrate into the site which is barely half kilometers far from the border with Turkey. Monitoring the group, the Defense Units intervened against the targets and clashed with them, killed one of their members. However, another terrorist element could cross the border and fled to Turkey. Security Force’ operation to find and capture the last affiliate of the group – suspected to be wounded and hiding somewhere around – is continuing.http://ypgrojava.com/en/index.php/statements/766-july-17-major-offensive-against-isil-terrorists-beleaguered-inside-hasakah