Latest News on Twelfth Day of Operation Olive Branch; 31 January 2018
A dead in Sochi summit, Syrian splendid welcome to Turkish military convoy, continuation of Erdogan’s iron fist
In northern front, “Special Forces Battalions” related to FSA claim to occupy villages Korney, Shangal and Bak Obasi near village Bulbul, while Turkey from second day of the operation has claimed to take over villages Korney & Shangal. The primary mission in northern front is to capture village Bulbul.
Moments ago, Operation commanding center broadcasted the occupation of heights overlooking Korney. From middle time of today, FSA infantry starts a wide attack to finish occupation of village Bulbul.
In western front, first division of FSA claims to occupy village Hanah in region Sheikh Hadid near Rajo. The primary mission in western front is to occupy villages Rajo and Jindiris.
In eastern front, while Turkey reported fall of Qastal Jondu with heavy propaganda, today by releasing a video from inside the village, two Kurds are captured which suggests that the village is occupied today not several days ago!
Turkish airplanes attack city Afrin today.
During yesterday bombings, Press TV group is hit near Rajo and two members of this group are injured. Turkish governmental media have strongly criticized this TV before.
In Jindiris front, forces of Samarqand corps of first division of Free Army claims to take over an Igla(Firna) man portable anti aircraft missile from YPG forces by releasing a video of it.
Continuation of Erdogan’s iron fist against criticizers of the operation:
- Arresting 11 members of Turkish Medical Association due to condemning the operation.
- Firing the famous host of TRT Haber, Mrs. “Tuba Dalcilic” due to her mistake (according to herself) in reporting the news on 29 January that “TSK (Turkish Armed Forces) attacking civilians during the Operation Olive Branch”.
- Yesterday, 30 January, the Anti Organized Crime Unit of “Adana” Police Department in an operation arrest 21 members of Furqan teaching school including a famous monk “Alp Aslan Koytol” who has criticized the operation strongly in a public speech and has been shared in cyber space numerous times. Any activity of this organization are banned in Adana.
A dead in Sochi summit
“Meraj Ural” commander of “The Liberation Brigade of the Sanjak Alexandretta”, whose death news have been reported several times by anti-Syria and Turkish media, appears in Sochi summit and makes Turkey angry. Turkish officials send their objection to Russia. Meraj Ural is the leader of a movement which tries to liberate Sanjak Alexandretta (Hatay province in Turkey) from Turkish occupation.
After Syrian splendid welcome to Turkish military convoy, they have been attacked for the second time near north of Idlib and retreat from the passage “Bab al Hawa” to Turkey.
Almost everyday there are news in Turkish media about mortar attacks to border cities of Kilis and Reyhanli. Today they report about such attack to Reyhanli. These attacks are attributed to Kurds.
Emmanuel Macron president of France warning Erdogan says: “Operation Olive Branch should not be an excuse for occupation.”