YPG/J forces liberate 5 more villages
NEWS DESK (DİHA) - YPG Press Centre said that operations to the southwest of Serêkaniyê continue within the second phase of the military campaign Operation Commander Rubar Qamishlo which was launched to liberate the western outskirts and villages of the Cizîr Canton on 6 May.
YPG said in a written statement that three villages, Hirubî, Acle and Recaan, to the southwest of Serêkaniyê were cleared of ISIS groups and liberated last night by fighters of the YPG/YPJ (People's/Women's Defense Units).
While the casualties on ISIS side couldn't be verified exactly, lots of amunitions of the gang groups were seized.
Recalling that the Kobanê resistance continues in its 257th day, YPG Press Centre said units liberated the villages of Cirîn and Shewitî as a result of an operation in east Kobanê last night.
The casualties on ISIS side couldn't be verified here either, YPG said, adding that 2 fighters of the Defense Units were martyred during the operation after stepping on a mine laid by the gangs.