According to GAMAC from local media of Turkey(yenisafak), four elder villagers were found in a barn with hands tied and surrounded with mines and improvised explosives in Syria’s northwestern Afrin that the YPG/PKK terrorist organization has kidnapped civilians at gunpoint and used them as human shields.
According to military sources, The Elderly people were locked up in a room filled with mines and a grenade and the door was seized by explosives.
The explosives and mines neutralized by specialized units of the Turkish army, and these people were transferred to the outpost.
It should be noted that a total of 12 explosive devices was founded in the village and destroyed in a controlled environment.
Photos and video of the incident show that the terrorist organization was using civilians as human shields and that they wanted to harm Turkish forces that would come to help.