Kobanê,- The continuing defense against terrorist attacks of Daesh (ISIS) continued Jan 30 in
Kobanê, on the 138th day of resistance. Following the Campaign to Liberate Kobanê, our forces of
the People’s Defense Units (YPG) and Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) are consistent in their movements in the countryside of Kobanê.
After liberation of Kobanê city on Jan 26, our units speedily targeted the terrorist groups positioned in villages around Kobanê. Our forces continue to make progress in the rural area of the city where several villages were liberated from terrorist forces last night on the southern and western front. In the operations conducted yesterday, the villages of Shikeft, Dolê, Siftek, (and three small villages) were entirely liberated from terrorist forces. A large number of terrorist members were killed during these operations but initial reports could not confirm any specific number, 2 AK-47 rifles were seized in this region.
In the morning hours of today, Jan 31, our units of the YPG/YPJ carried out an operation in the village of Îdiq, 7 kilometers south Kobanê on the road to Aleppo. In this village our forces led a swift military operation, targeted terrorist groups, and were able to inflict severe blows to terrorist forces. Heavy clashes between our units and terrorist affiliates are currently ongoing in the mentioned village, 11 members of terrorist forces have been confirmed killed to this moment.
Another operation was conducted against terrorist groups in the village of Til Hecib, 7 kilometers southeastern Kobanê. 1 Vehicle of terrorists was destroyed during this operation, the operation is continuing at this time.
YPG Media Centre
Jan 31, 2015