HPG reports a series of actions against the Turkish army

Guerrillas continue hitting Turkish invasion troops.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement providing information about the actions carried out by guerrillas and attacks by the Turkish army in Kurdistan territory.


According to the statement, guerrillas inflicted further blows on Turkish forces as part of the ongoing Battle of Heftanin campaign in response to the invasion operation of the Turkish army in Heftanin region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.

The statement said that guerrillas hit a Turkish operation unit near Hill Martyr Şexmus in Martyr Kendal area on September 27. While the positions and shelters of Turkish forces were struck from three sides, two soldiers were killed.

Concurrently, guerrillas struck and destroyed a drone conducting scout activity over the area. While the Turkish army shelled the area at random with heavy weapons, the involved guerrilla unit returned to their base safely.


On September 12, guerrillas carried out a sabotage action against a truck transporting supplies to Turkish operation forces in the area between Şırnak’s Beytüşşebap district and the Kato Jirka region. While the truck was completely destroyed, Turkish forces launched an operation which was retreated without achieving results on September 14.


HPG reported that Turkish jets bombed the Karox area in Qandil region of Medya Defense Zones on September 27, adding that the bombardment did not result in casualties in guerrilla ranks.