HPG: Two soldiers killed in Van

Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the Turkish army in Kurdistan.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement announcing the results of the actions carried out by guerrillas against the Turkish army in Kurdistan territory.

According to the statement, guerrillas hit Turkish military units in northern and southern Kurdistan.

The statement said that guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers stationed on Hill Xwede in Avashin region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq on October 26. While the positions and shelters of the Turkish forces were struck effectively, the number of soldiers killed or wounded here couldn’t be clarified.

In another action, guerrillas targeted a guard post at the Turkish military post Sarıxsu in Van’s Çaldıran district on October 27. Two soldiers were killed here.

According to the statement, Turkish jets carried out strikes on Medya Defense Zones on October 27. The aerial bombardments targeted the Kani Sarke area in Zap region and Hill Karox in Qandil region in the morning hours.

HPG added that the attacks did not result in a loss in guerrilla ranks.