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YPG/YPJ fighters intervene in Turkish attempt to occupy Afrin

AFRIN – YPG/YPJ fighters did not allow the occupying Turkish army to enter the territory of the Afrin canton.

According the ANHA reporters in the region, the Turkish army on Saturday evening wanted to cross into the Girê Gir area in the Bilbilê district of Afrin.

The YPG/YPJ forces intervened in the occupation attempt and after clashes the Turkish troops returned back to their points after facing with resistance.

In recent days, the Turkish army has attempted to occupy all of Rojava’s territory, especially the Afrin canton. The Turkish army opened fire on civilians, violated the border many times and disregarded international laws. But international powers prefer to remain silent against the Turkish state’s violations.

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