One-month balance sheet of Turkish attacks against Til Temir
Turkish invasion attacks against Til Temir and its villages continued increasingly during the month of August.
The invading Turkish state and its proxies escalated their attacks on Til Temir and its villages in August. The invaders target civilian settlements from three directions each day. Many civilians were killed, and many others were injured as a result of the attacks. Property of civilians was also severely damaged.
ANHA published the balance sheet of the Turkish attacks on Til Temir region during the month of August.
ATTACKS AGAINST TIL TEMIR AND ITS VILLAGES
On August 2, the invading Turkish army targeted villages of Til Temir. The invading forces first bombed the Derdara village on the Zirgan road in the north of the district and later bombed the northern, western and eastern fronts of Til Temir. The southern front was also targeted twice in August. The villages of Esrûfiye near the Hesekê road and Til Hefyan as well as the Assyrian village of Til Şimeran were bombed.
Furthermore, attacks against the village of Derdara near the Zirgan road in the north of the district intensified. This area has strategic importance as it is located near the M4 highway between Zirgan and Til Temir.
The invading Turkish army heavily bombed the villages of Til Sinan, El Ebûş, El Şêx Eli, Um El Kêf, Til Cuma, Til Kirih Bêt, Til Tawil, Tawilê, Um El-Xêrm, Guzeliye, Til El-Leben, Til Şimeran, Til Hefyan (Esfûriye) and the M4 road between Til Temir and Zirgan. The invading Turkish army also targeted some halls where various public activities were held and a cement factory.
Attacks on Til Temir and villages are still continuing.
ATTACK ON TIL TEMIR MILITARY OFFICE
On August 19, the invading Turkish army targeted the Til Temir Military Council Public Relations Office with drones. 4 fighters, including YPJ commander Sosin Birhat, were martyred as a result of the aggression.
TIL TEMIR MILITARY FORCES RESPONDED TO ATTACKS
The Til Temir Military Council forces, Syriac Military Council, Assyrian Khabur Security Council responded to the attacks of the invading Turkish army and its mercenaries based on self-defence. Forces of the three councils dealt huge blows to the invaders in response to the attacks.
In the statements by the Til Temir Military Council and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the three councils vowed that they would defend the region and that they would continue to fight back the invading Turkish army and its mercenaries on the basis of self-defence.
5 PEOPLE INJURED IN TURKISH ATTACKS
5 civilians, including children, were injured in the brutal attacks of the invading Turkish army and its mercenaries against Til Temir in August.
On August 2, Eyşe El Hesen (40) and her son Hisên Salim (4) were injured in the bombing of the El Selam Hall located between Til Temir and Qamishlo.
On August 15, Meryem Hemdo Şêx Salih was injured in an attack on the Assyrian village of Til Şinan.
On August 23, Emine Xidir El Faris (21) and her relative Xidir İbrahim El Faris (30) were injured in another attack on Derdara village.
4 Syrian regime soldiers were injured as a result of the attacks against Til Tawil, Til Cuma and Um El Kêf villages.
DAMAGES CAUSED BY BOMBINGS
The attacks resulted in material damage in all targeted villages. The destruction caused by the attacks targeted the power plants, infrastructure, holy places and civilian houses in the north of the district.
The Qibur Qerajne Local Council Office in Derdara village was heavily damaged as a result of the Turkish bombing.
ATTITUDES OF GUARANTOR STATES
Although Russia is a guarantor state in the region, it remained silent towards the Turkish attacks on Til Temir territory. The people of the region are reacting to both the Turkish attacks and Russia's silence with the protest actions they organized. The people held a protest in front of the Russian headquarters in the village of El Hemra near the Zirgan and Serêkaniyê road in the north of the district.