HPG: 6 invading soldiers killed and 1 vehicle destroyed
6 invaders Turkish soldiers died and 1 vehicle was destroyed as a result of actions carried out by the HPG / YJA Star guerrillas in Gever and Xakurkê.
The HPG Press Center stated that their forces carried out actions against the occupying Turkish army within the scope of Martyr Bager and Martyr Ronya Revolutionary Initiative.
The HPG detailed the actions as follows:
“On 25 June at 4 pm, our forces carried out an action against the occupying Turkish army in Gever (Yüksekova), province of Hakkari. A vehicle belonging to the invaders was targeted by our forces and was destroyed as a result of effective hits. 4 enemy soldiers in the vehicle died. Following the action, the invading Turkish army, which removed the dead soldiers from the area with a Skorksy helicopter, started an operation with the support of unmanned aerial vehicles.
On 26 June, the invaders expanded the scope of the operation carrying out bombings on the area with fighter jets. During the operation, our friend Brusk Botan reached martyrdom. The identity information of our martyr will be shared with the public later.”
The statement continued: On 27 June at 7.30 pm our forces targeted the occupiers located in the Martyr Sefkan Hill, in Ermuş, province of Xakurkê. In this action where 1 position of the enemy was hit, 2 enemy soldiers were killed.
On 29 June (today) at 1.30 am, our forces carried out an action targeting the invaders on Lêlîkan Hill in the region of Xakurkê. The number of dead and wounded soldiers in this action, where enemy positions were hit, could not be established. After the action, the invading forces bombed Martyr Derweş Hill and the village of Lêlîkan.”
The HPG also shared the following details of other actions:
“On 28 June, the invading Turkish army bombed the village of Minînê in the region of Heftanin in the Medya Defense Area with howitzer and mortar guns. As a result of these bombings, a fire broke out causing damages to villagers’ houses.
In our statement dated 28 June, we shared the information that our comrade Arin Engizek fell martyr during clashes in Şeşdara on 25 June. Our friend has not fallen martyr and has reached his unity safely.
On June 28, at 12.30 pm, the invading Turkish war planes bombed the Çemço area of the Medya Defense Area. We did not experience any loss in these bombardments.
Also, at 1 pm on the same day, the invading Turkish army bombed Dola Reşme, and Kaniya Martyr Beritan and Mahir Mirzo areas of the region of Zap. As a result of these bombardments, the fire continues.”