ANF - KOBANÊ 02.11.2014 14:00:06
The YPG Press Centre has issued a statement on the 48th day of the resistance in Kobane reporting that 43 ISIS members were killed in clashes of last 24 hours.
The YPG has provided detailed information regarding the clashes that intensified in the northwest of Kobane, in Municipality Street and Azadi Square of the town. YPG also reported that YPG and peshmerga forces jointly launched an operation targeting the ISIS gangs with rockets.
YPG said while the attacks of the ISIS gangs were repulsed, gangs suffered heavy losses in the counter attacks launched by YPG forces.
YPG said their forces launched operations against the positions of the gangs in the Kaniya Kurda area to the northwest of the town.
YPG said: “As far as ascertained, 14 gang members were killed in the operation. Our forces seized 2 heavy machine guns, 1 rocket, 1 AK 47 and a large amount of ammunition belonging to these weapons. Our forces also seized the bodies of 3 gang members”.
Noting that intense clashes took place on Saturday night in the Municipality Street and Azadi Square, YPG said 7 gang members were killed in these clashes.
YPG further said YPG forces launched an operation on the southern front yesterday evening and added: “As far as ascertained, 15 gang members were killed in the attack. Following this attack, close-range battles took place leaving 7 more ISIS members dead.
YPG also said that they carried out a well coordinated attack together with the peshmerga forces that crossed into Kobane.
“The peshmerga forces that joined the resistance in Kobane and our forces launched a coordinated attack. The attack was launched on the position of the gangs around the town with Katyusha rockets. No information has yet been obtained regarding the result of the attack”, said the YPG Press Centre. The YPG Press Centre has issued a statement on the 48th day of the Kobanê resistance, saying that in the last 24 hours 43 gang members have been killed. The statement also said that the YPG and peshmerga had carried out a coordinated attack on the gangs using Katyusha rockets.
The YPG Press Centre provided information regarding clashes that have taken place on the north western front in Kobanê, in Municipality street, in Azadi Square and on the southern front, adding “Persistent gang attacks have been repulsed, and heavy losses inflicted on them in counter attacks.”
YPG forces are reported to have attacked certain points occupied by the gangs in the Kaniya Kurds area to the northwest of Kobanê.