11 Turkish soldiers killed in Cukurca

11 Turkish soldiers have been killed in an action by People’s Defence Forces (HPG) guerrillas in Cukurca district of Hakkari province.

HPG guerrillas killed 11 Turkish soldiers and a further five soldiers were wounded in an action against a military outpost in rural Cukurca.

HPG’s Press Information Office said that the guerrillas hit military containers and positions in Koordine Hill rural Cukurca on February 1. A container was completely destroyed and 10 Turkish soldiers were killed while 5 others were wounded.

In another action in Cukurca, HPG guerrillas killed one soldier in Sereseve military outpost.