HPG: At least two Turkish soldiers were killed in Zap

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a guerrilla action in the Zap region of southern Kurdistan, a position and a shelter were destroyed.

Guerrillas of the People's Defense Forces (HPG) and the Free Women's Troops (YJA Star) hit the positions of the Turkish army in the Zap region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq). During the coordinated action on 5 December, guerrillas advanced in two fronts against the Turkish forces. The first group struck a position occupied by soldiers, while the second unit hit an army shelter. At least two soldiers were killed in the action, and one position and one dugout were completely destroyed.

Bombardments and artillery attacks by the Turkish army

The HPG Press Centre also reported continued air and artillery attacks by the Turkish army in Medya Defense Zones. Between 3 and 5 December, fighter jets bombed the Girê Hakkarî area in the region of Metîna. At the same time, the area was bombed with artillery shells.

Between 3 and 7 December, the Turkish army bombed the areas of Girê Cûdî, Girê FM, Gûndê Fileha, Sîda, Çemço and Rênçbiraxa in the Zap region and attacked the region with howitzers. At the same time, various areas in Kela Bêdewê were overflown by attack helicopters.

On 3 and 5 December, the villages of Kanîsarkê, Gûzê and Çemrobotkî as well as the area of Kafya in the Gare region were attacked by fighter jets, and on the evening of 5 December, the village of Şiyê near Dînartê was attacked.