HPG hit the Turkish army in Şırnak and Hakkari
Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the Turkish invasion army in Kurdistan territory.
The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement announcing the details of the most recent actions carried out by guerrillas against the Turkish army in Kurdistan territory.
The statement said that within the scope of the Martyr Medya Mawa and Martyr Rızgar Gever Revenge Campaign, guerrillas carried out organized effective actions against the invading Turkish army in the countryside of Hakkari and Şırnak provinces in northern Kurdistan.
HPG provided the following information regarding the guerrilla actions;
“The invading Turkish army has been carrying out a military base construction on the Kerkol hill of Beytüşşebap district of Şırnak. On July 15, at 07.20, our forces carried out a sabotage action against a vehicle belonging to the invading Turkish army carrying military equipment to the base on the road near the hill. In this action, the vehicle was completely destroyed and three contras were killed. Our forces have simultaneously targeted a scoop vehicle operating on the road with sabotage tactics and the vehicle was destroyed. Following the action, the invading Turkish army removed the casualties from the area with Sikorsky helicopters. Our action unit has reached its base area safely.
The invading Turkish army tried, through its special war media, to reflect this action as an attack against civilians. The persons in question are those who work in the base for the Turkish army cooperate with the occupant army as contras. The invaders try to deceive the public through false news.
On July 16. at 17.00, our YJA Star forces carried out simultaneous actions targeting a Reo-type military vehicle and a guard box at the Zêrin outpost in Esendere town in Hakkari’s Gever (Yüksekova) district. In this action, 6 enemy soldiers were killed while the vehicle received heavy blows. Following the action, the invading Turkish army randomly opened fire on the surrounding area with heavy weapons. Our action unit has reached their base area safely.”
HPG statement continued, detailing the attacks and operations of the Turkish army. Accordingly, the Turkish army carried out an air raid on Martyr Tufan area in Tendürek region of Ağrı on the evening of July 13. Three guerrillas fell as martyrs in this attack and their ID information will be shared with the public later, said the statement.
On 26 June the Turkish army launched an operation in the Çemçê area in Kağızman district of Kars. In the ongoing operation, the Turkish army has been conducting ambush activities.
On July 17, fighter jets of the Turkish army bombed Hakkari hill in Metina region of Medya Defense Zones. HPG added that they did not suffer any losses in this bombardment.