One Turkish soldier killed in guerrilla action in Zap

Guerrillas continue their resistance against the invading Turkish army in northern Iraq.

The Press Office of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement providing information about the ongoing attacks by the Turkish army and actions by the guerrillas in the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq).

The HPG statement on Saturday said:

"Şehîd Delîl Western Zap region;

On 10 April at 12:30, 1 surveillance camera system belonging to the invaders in Girê FM Resistance Area was shot and destroyed by the guerrillas.

On 10 April at 17:00, guerrilla snipers targeted the occupiers in Girê FM Resistance Area who attempted to install a surveillance camera system. One soldier was shot dead.

On 10, 11 and 12 April, Turkish fighter jets carried out a total of 15 attacks in various parts of the Medya Defense Zones. These included 4 strikes on the area of Deşta Kafya in Garê region, 2 strikes on the areas of Serê Metîna and Bêşîlî in Metîna region, 5 strikes on the areas of Girê Cûdî, Girê Bahar in Şehîd Delîl Western Zap region, and 4 strikes on the areas of Lolan, Kolît, Girê Şehîd Şerîf in Xakurkê region."