Guerrillas hit Turkish soldiers in Çukurca

The occupant Turkish army continues to suffer blows in Kurdistan territory.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement announcing the details of latest guerrilla actions and Turkish military attacks in Kurdistan territory.

According to the statement, YJA-Star (Free Women’s Troops) guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers stationed on Hill Hakan in Çukurca district of Hakkari province at 5 pm on August 5. While the positions and shelters of the Turkish forces were struck effectively, the number of soldiers killed or wounded here couldn’t be clarified.

On the other hand, HPG announced the martyrdom of two guerrillas, Sefkan and Alişer, during clashes with Turkish troops in the countryside of Dersim’s Ovacık district on July 2. Identity details of the two fallen guerrillas will be published later on, the statement noted.

The HPG statement also reported continued airstrikes by the Turkish army on guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). Accordingly, Turkish jets shelled the areas of Geliye Basya and Werxele in Avashin region on August 6. Guerrillas suffered no casualties in these bombardments, the statement added.