Six Turkish soldiers killed in Semdinli

At least six Turkish soldiers killed as HPG guerrillas took action against Turkish invasion attempt in the border region near Semdinli, a district of Hakkari province.

People’s Defence Forces (HPG) guerrillas hit Turkish army units in Tepê Xwedê and killed six Turkish soldiers, local sources reported.

ANF correspondent in the area said that there is an increased reconnaissance plane activity over the region and several airstrikes targeted HPG guerrillas.

The details of the operation are expected to be announced by HPG later in the day. 

On Thursday night Turkish army and the village guards in Gerdiya, Şemdinli have crossed the border from the Mavan Outpost in the Mavan village in the Şemdinli district of Hakkari and launched an invasion attempt in the Adilbeg region in Southern Kurdistan.