Turkish-backed rebels capture 3 YPG militants after seizing strategic hilltop in Afrin (video)

The Turkish military backed by the so-called “Free Syrian Army” factions have initiated a wide-scale offensive in northern Syrian, targeting the YPG locations in Afrin region.

On Monday, Turkish sources claimed to capture the strategic mountaintop of “Barsayah” that overlooking the city of ‘Azzaz in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

Video footage released by opposition media outlet, features rebels holding a YPG fighter as a prisoner in the taken hilltop of Barsayah in Afrin region.

The multiple-axis military invasion began on the afternoon of Saturday January 20, 2018, when three F-16s penetrated the Syrian airspace and carried out 11 raids on the villages of Mar’naz, Ayn Dukna, Tal Refaat, Meng and Kafargana in the northern countryside of Aleppo.