On August 12, cells of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) carreid out two separate bombing attacks on the Turkish Armed Forces and the Turkish-backed militant group Firqat Hamza in the northern Syrian area of Afrin, the YPG claimed in a statement on Auugust 15.
According to the statement, the YPG attacked the Turkey-led forces on the road leading to the district of Tirandah in the Afrin area. At least 10 Turkish-backed fighters were allegedly killed and 20 others were injured in the attacks.
On August 12, our forces targeted #Turkish troops and the Firqat Hamza terrorists with 2 separate bombings operations on the road leading to the Tirandah neighbourhod in #Afrin city center. As a result, 10 terrorists have been eliminated and at least 20 others injured.
— Rojava Defense Units | YPG (@DefenseUnits) 15 August 2018
On August 11, the YPG set off a motorcycle-bomb on the road to the village of Kafr Jannah in the district of Shera. This bombing allegedly hit a patrol moving in the area and killed at least one Turkish soldier, according to the YPG claims.