On June 1, the Kurdish People’s Ptorection Units (YPG) released a statement claiming that “a large number” of Turkish soldiers and Turkish-backed during operations in the Syrian area of Afrin during the previous two days.
According to the statement, clashes took place in the village of Qurtqulak near Shera and near the village of Maryamain, 7km east of the Afrin city center. Two Turkish soldiers were clearly identified, the statement says.
The YPG added that 3 of its members were killed in the clashes.
— Rojava Defense Units | YPG (@DefenseUnits) 1 June 2018