52 gangs were killed in Aleppo as the attacks on the city’s Şêx Meqsud neighborhood continue.
YPG Media Center stated that Lîwaa Sultan Murad, Ahrar Al-Şam, 16th Brigade, Lîwaa Al-Fetih, Festeqim Kema Emert, 13th Division, Firqa Al Şemaliye and Nûreddîn Zenkî Battalion continue their attacks on Aleppo’s Şêx Meqsud neighborhood.
In its statement, YPG noted that the gangs used artillery and Grad and hand-made missiles in their attacks on civilians in residential areas, and killed 5 and injured 16 civilians. YPG Media Center stated that YPG forces inflicted heavy blows on the gangs over the past two days, and destroyed 1 tank, 3 Doçka type rifles, 20 military vehicles and 1 ammunition storage unit. YPG announced that its forces killed 52 gangs and injured dozens over the past two days.
YPG announced that one of its fighters fell as martyr over the past two days in Şêx Meqsud, and the attacks of the gangs slowed down on April 8 after the effective resistance of YPG forces.
YPG Media Center stated that ISIS gangs to the south of Jarablus attacked the town of Şêxler to the southwest of Kobanê at 21:00 on April 8 with heavy weaponry.
Lastly, YPG noted that ISIS gangs shelled the village of Bawerdê located between Şedadê’s Mekmen village and the border with Iraq on April 8.