HPG reports actions by YJA Star guerrillas
People's Defense Forces (HPG) Press Office reported actions conducted by guerrillas against Turkish troops in Metina and Hakkari, as well as ongoing attacks and activities of the Turkish military against guerrilla zones.
People's Defense Forces (HPG) Press Office has released a statement reporting actions conducted by guerrillas against Turkish troops in Metina and Hakkari. HPG also provided information about regarding the ongoing attacks and activities of the Turkish military against guerrilla zones.
ACTIONS BY YJA-STAR GUERRILLAS
According to the HPG statement, Turkish military attempted to resume the road construction from Seyidan and Omeryan hills at the border to Metina area of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in the morning of 7 March. Guerrillas affiliated to YJA-Star (Free Women's Troops) carried out a series of actions against Turkish troops, which left at least 1 soldier dead.
At 13:00 the same day, YJA-Star guerrillas conducted another action against the Şkêr outpost at the border of Hakkari's Çukurca district. The watchtower and building of the outpost were hit and damaged in the action by guerrillas, after which troops here shelled Çiyayê Reş, Cehennem hill and Sirtê Kovi areas with mortar, howitzer and tank fire.
One other action by guerrillas targeted the area of road construction by Turkish military between Sivri Hill outpost and Leylak hill in Oremar area of Hakkari's Yüksekova district. One digger was damaged as a result of the action at 14:30 yesterday afternoon.
ONGOING AIRSTRIKES AND BOMBARDMENTS
HPG Press Office continued, providing the following details regarding the ongoing airstrikes and bombardments of the Turkish army against guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in South Kurdistan territory;
Turkish jets bombarded Ermuş village and surroundings of Martyr Bêritan Cemetery in Xakurke area between 18.00 – 21.00 yesterday.
Troops at Oremar outpost shelled Martry Rahime area between 21.00 - 21.30 yesterday.
Troops at Elemun outpost near the border of Şırnak's Uludere district bombarded Martyr Dilber hill in Metina area between 10:00 yesterday morning and 06:00 this morning.
Troops at Eriş outpost in Hakkari's Çukurca district bombed Xeregol hill in Zap region between 17.00 - 17.30 yesterday.
Troops at Serê Sêvê outpost bombed Cehennem hill and skirts between 22:30 yesterday and 05:30 this morning.
HPG reported Turkish reconnaissance activities over;
- Qandil region between 11.30 – 16.00,
- Xakurke area between 13.30 – 17.00,
- Avashin area between 07.00 yesterday morning and 09:00 this morning,
- Zap region between 07.00 yesterday morning and 04:00 this morning.
HPG also reported an activity of Turkish jets over;
- Qandil and Xakurke between 12.30 – 14.30,
- Avashin area between 07.00 – 19.00,
- Zap region between 11.00 – 14.00.