HPG reports air and ground attacks on Medya Defense Zones

HPG reported air and ground attacks by the Turkish army on the Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan. The regions of Avashin, Xakurke and Metina were bombed.

The Turkish army has bombed several regions in the Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan within a week. This was reported by the press office of the People's Defense Forces (HPG) in Behdinan on Friday. According to a statement by HPG, the bombardments on the guerrilla areas of Avashin, Xakurke and Metina were carried out both from the ground and from the air.

The following details were provided in the statement:

“On March 26, the Turkish army bombed the Avashin region with howitzers and mortars from its border post. The areas of Tabura Ereban and Werxelê were hit.

On March 29, also in Avashin, the Kartal area was attacked by fighter jets. On the same day in Xakurke, the Kolit area was initially bombed with ground artillery before further attacks were carried out by attack helicopters. Toward evening, warplanes bombed the nearby Lolan shore.

On April 1, Turkish Air Force aircraft bombed the Serê Metîna and Yekmalê areas in Metina. According to the HPG, these attacks did not result in guerrilla casualties.