HPG dealt heavy blow to Turkish army in Hakkari
The HPG continues its revolutionary campaigns against the invading Turkish army
The HPG Press Centre has released a statement detailing the last operations it carried out against the Turkish army in Hakkari, Yüksekova, Şırnak. Many losses on the Turkish side have been reported.
Here is the press release in full:
Within the scope of the Martyr Pîroz and Martyr Agirî Revolutionary Campaign, our forces carried out effective actions against the invading Turkish army in Hakkari.
On June 18, at 20.40, our forces carried out an action against a convoy of the invading Turkish army patrolling the highway between Hakkari and Çelê district in the Kani Orê area.
One Hedgehog-type armoured vehicle was destroyed in this action where all the vehicles inside the convoy were put under intense fire, and a Cobra-type armoured vehicle was damaged. 12 enemy soldiers were identified killed as a result of this action which was conducted by our forces. The invading Turkish army indiscriminately bombed the area following the action and carried away dead and wounded soldiers from the area with many ambulances.
Our forces have put under surveillance a special unit of the invading Turkish army which was for some time carrying out ambush activities after going out on the field from the Geman outpost.
On June 18, around 20.30 hours, our forces conducted a sabotage action against a civilian vehicle used for military purposes and a Cobra-type armoured vehicle inside the enemy unit at the territory of Derava Qesranê.
Simultaneously, our forces put both vehicles under intense fire. The civilian vehicle which was effectively hit has been destroyed, and the armoured vehicle has been damaged. 15 enemy soldiers have been identified killed in these actions. The invading Turkish army which launched an operation in the area following the action withdrew from the area without any results.
On June 19, at 04.15, our forces carried out an action against the invading Turkish army positioned on the Elişer hill in Gever (Yüksekova) district. Three enemy positions were destroyed in the action where they were struck on two arms, and four soldiers were identified killed.
On the same day, at 13.30, our forces carried out an assassination action against the soldiers in the Şikêr outpost in Çelê district, and one enemy soldier was killed here.
Within the scope of the Martyr Delal Amed and Besta Martyrs Revolutionary Campaign, on June 18, at 23.00, our forces set on fire and destroyed three bulldozer vehicles used in the construction of the Ilisu dam at the Bane Eziza territory in the Fındike area of Şırnak’s Basa (Güçlükonak) district.
Following the action, the invading Turkish army launched an operation in the area. In the morning hours of June 19, our forces carried out a sabotage action against a unit of this operation. Two enemy soldiers were killed in this action. The invading Turkish army carried away dead and wounded soldiers from the area with Sikorsy helicopters and withdrew from the area on the same day without any results.
Again, within the scope of the revolutionary campaign, our forces carried out a sabotage action against a unit of the invading Turkish army in the Deriyê Serxêtê territory in Çırav area of Siirt’s Eruh district. One enemy soldier was killed in this action where two other soldiers were wounded.