On December 3, the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) released a statement claiming that 11 Turkish-backed militants had been killed by the group in two fresh attacks in the Syrian area of Afrin.
On December 2, a YPG unit attacked a Jaysh al-Islam patrol in the village of Dermishmishe, near Afrin city. 5 Jaysh al-Islam members were reportedly killed and 3 others were wounded in the attack. Their vehicle was also destroyed.
On the same day, the YPG carried out an operation in the town of Jinderese. YPG fighters destroyed a military vehicle stationed at the headquarters of Ahrar al-Sham. 6 Turkish-backed militants were killed and 8 others were wounded, according to the YPG report.
On December 2nd, our unit carried out an action against a patrol of the Jaysh al-Islam mercenaries in the Dermishmishe village, near to #Afrin city. As a result, 5 terrorists were killed and 3 others wounded, while the vehicle was destroyed.https://t.co/uiGhrSURMT pic.twitter.com/RlnxkBZXPJ
— Rojava Defense Units | YPG (@DefenseUnits) December 3, 2018
The YPG carries out operations against Turkey-led forces in Afrin on a constant basis. A previous attack took place on November 30 when the YPG killed 3 members of Faylaq al-Majd and wounded 2 others near the village of Heyama.