HPG: Two Turkish intelligence operatives killed in Mardin

YJA Star guerrillas hit Turkish elements in Bagok region of Mardin.

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

HPG said that the Turkish army started an operation in Xırbe Mışka area in Bagok region of Mardin province on September 21.

On the same day, YJA Star (Free Women’s Troops) guerrillas hit a Turkish military unit in a sabotage action carried out as part of the Martyr Medya Mawa and Martyr Rızgar Vengeance Campaign. While two Turkish intelligence operatives were killed, two soldiers were wounded as a result.

According to the statement, the Turkish army launched an operation in the Arpet upland in Van’s Gevaş district on September 13. HPG announced that five guerrillas fell as martyrs during this operation.

HPG also reported continued air raids by the Turkish army against guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.

Turkish fighter jets shelled the Werxele area in Avashin region of Medya Defense Zones in the morning on September 24, said HPG and added that guerrillas suffered no casualties in the aggression.