HPG/YJA Star guerrillas strike Turkish troops in Avaşîn
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out an action against the Turkish army with heavy weapons in Avaşîn.
HPG Press Centre released a statement detailing the latest actions by guerrillas and attacks by the Turkish army in the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq).
The statement includes the following:
“As part of the Bazên Zagrosê Revolutionary Campaign in the Avaşîn region:
On October 8, Turkish soldiers were targeted by our forces with heavy weapons at 08:30 in the Mervanos area and at 09:15 in the Girê Şehîd Serxwebûn area. The targets were hit accurately.
On October 7 between 19:40 and 00:20, Turkish helicopter activity took place over areas of Mervanos, Tabûra Ereba, Werxelê, Girê Sor, Girê Spî and Girê Silêman in the Avaşîn region. During the same hours, the Girê Şehîd Rizgar, Girê Şehîd Intîkam and Geliyê Basya areas were bombed by attack helicopters.
On October 7 between 22:50 and 23:15, the Werxelê Resistance Area was bombed by attack helicopters.
On October 7 between 19:00 and 22:00, Turkish helicopter activity took place over the Qaşura line of the Metîna region. During the same hours, the vicinity of Deşîşê, Serarû, Kêste villages and the Koordîne area were bombed by attack helicopters.
On October 8 at 06:30, the Karker area of the Zap region was bombed by Turkish fighter jets.”