Turkish army dispatches troops to Tendürek

The Turkish army is sending reinforcements to Mount Tendürek where soldiers have been inflicted heavy blows by HPG guerrillas.

Clashes continue for days in Mount Tendürek region located between Ağrı’s Doğubayazıt district ans Van’s Çaldıran district where the Turkish army is conducting a comprehensive operation against the PKK but suffering heavy blows in the hands of guerrillas.

Amid ongoing Turkish aerial activity in the region, special operations teams and village guards were dispatched to the region with 15 civilian minibuses late Sunday evening.

The reinforced special operations teams and village guards have been stationed in Kanîsipî, Gund and Grêdên areas and they are reportedly forcing the shepherds out of the area with threats.

HPG reported in a statement yesterday that 55 soldiers were killed, 25 trucks and 5 vehicles working for the state were set ablaze and 2 Cobra helicopters were damaged by guerrillas in the Revolutionary Initiative launched in Serhat region.

Yesterday's statement by HPG can be found at: