KOBANÎ– launching the campaign to free Minbic, the Military Council of Minbic will start moving from two axes, fighters participating in the campaign expressed their happiness to free their city.
The campaign to free Minbic, held by IS since 2014, have been launched from two axes, the first starts from the south-western of Tishreen Dam, while the other starts from the north-western of the dam.
The fighters overwhelmed with joy to free their city assured that they are well prepared to free their home city from IS mercenaries and are awaiting commands to launch the campaign. Jasim al-Saloum a fighter said’’ we preparing for the campaign, and so happy to launch it, and we call on them to await us and will free them’’.
The campaign was launched, fighters were moving in groups towards the strategic hills of Mustafa Hamada village and freed these hills in short time despite the mercenaries attempts to hinder their progress shelling mortars. The second group of fighters targeted sites of the mercenaries in Mustafa Hamada village with heavy weapons.
A commander of the Military Council of Minbic stated that the significance of the campaign lies in freeing the city and its residents from IS and their aggression.
Fighters have made progress in these two axes around 10 km, and managed to free many strategic hills which enables the forces take control of the area
On the second axis level, many villages are surrounded by the Military Council of Minbic fighters which are Til Arish, Halol, and Sikawiya, and are targeting the mercenaries in these villages.
The campaign is still ongoing.