HPG statement on Turkish invasion operation at Çukurca border
HPG Press Office released a first statement regarding the invasion operation the Turkish army has attempted at Çukurca border.
The statement by HPG Press Office regarding the invasion operation the Turkish army has attempted at Çukurca border is as follows:
“The invading Turkish army bombarded Martyr Munzur and Small Cilo areas in Zap region of Medya Defense Zones with jets, howitzers and mortars at the night of June 16, and attempted to move along on the ground afterwards.
Our forces responded to the attacks of the invading Turkish army in Gıjnê village and Qela Bêdewê hamlet in the mentioned territory, which left 21 enemy soldiers dead, as much as verified.
A Sikorsky helicopter attempting to move into the area was also targeted and hit by our forces. The helicopter got damaged and left the region flying into the northern side of the border.
Heavy clashes between our forces and enemy units that try to advance amid intensified airstrikes continue. Detailed information on the outcomes of the invasion operation will be shared with the public later on.”