HPG reports Turkish military operation and attacks

Turkish military operations and attacks continue across the Kurdistan territory.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement announcing details from the Turkish military operation in Şırnak and air raids in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.

The statement said that the Turkish army started an operation in Kela Meme area in Uludere (Qileban) district of Şırnak on September 22. The following day, Turkish jets bombed the Sere Orman area in the morning and soldiers were airdropped by Sikorsky helicopters into the operation zone.

HPG said the operation was retreated in the evening on the same day, adding that details on the operation would be announced later.

On the other hand, HPG reported continued air raids by the Turkish army against guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan.

Accordingly, Turkish aerial bombardments targeted the Bektorya area in Heftanin region; the Geliye Avashin area in Avashin region and the Zevka area in Qandil region on September 25 and 26.