Four guerrillas martyred in Şırnak countryside

The HPG have published the names of four guerrillas who fell during military operations of the Turkish army in the Besta region in Şırnak.

The press office of the People's Defense Forces (HPG, Hêzên Parastina Gel) has announced the identities of four guerrillas who died during Turkish military operations in the Besta region of Şırnak province in North Kurdistan.

Two of the guerrillas, Dijwar Gabar and Harun Gever, died in an air raid on 13 May.

Nom de Guerre: Dıjwar Gabar
First - Last Name: Nurullah Kayaş
Place of Birth: Şırnak
Mother's - Father's Name: Ayşe – Tahir
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 13 May 2020 / Besta


Nom de Guerre: Harun Gever
First - Last Name: Cihan Ağırbaş
Place of Birth: Hakkari
Mother's - Father's Name: Makbule – Nusret
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 13 May 2020 / Besta


Two other guerrillas were martyred two days later during a military operation in the Kurta Xanê area of Besta. According to HPG information, the operation was launched on 14 May and lasted two days.

Nom de Guerre: Agit Awyer
First - Last Name: Teymur Fereci
Place of Birth: Sine
Mother's - Father's Name: Meli – Nasır
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 15 May 2020 / Besta


Nom de Guerre: Sabır Sipan
First - Last Name: Semir Sait Xelef
Place of Birth: Derik
Mother's - Father's Name: Ayşe – Sait
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 15 May 2020 / Besta


In a statement on the death of the guerrillas, HPG said: "Our friends Dijwar, Harun, Agit and Sabir joined the liberation struggle at different times from different regions of Kurdistan. They distinguished themselves by their resistant characters and their love for the motherland and fought actively against treason, colonialism and the occupation in Kurdistan. We are deeply indebted to them and bow to their memory with love and respect. We promise them and all other martyrs of the revolution to continue our struggle until victory. We express our sincere condolences to the families of the martyrs and the patriotic people of Kurdistan.