Guerrillas hit Turkish troops in Metina and Avaşîn
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out actions using heavy weapons against the invading Turkish army in Metîna and Avaşîn.
The Press Centre of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement about the latest guerrilla actions and Turkish attacks in the regions of Metina and Avaşîn, in the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq).
The statement published on Thursday includes the following:
“As part of the Cenga Xabur Revolutionary Campaign in the Metîna region:
On October 13, the Turkish soldiers in Girê Azad were targeted and shot by our forces with heavy weapons. The number of the killed and injured soldiers could not be determined.
As part of the Bazên Zagrosê Revolutionary Campaign in the Avaşîn region:
On October 13, the Turkish troops in the Girê Silêman area were hit by our forces with heavy weapons. The targets were hit accurately.
On October 14, between 07:10 and 09:55, the vicinity of the Çemço and Rençbiaxa villages in the Zap region were bombed with heavy weapons.
On October 13, between 12:00 and 18:00, Stûnê in the Avaşîn region and Werxelê area in the Zap region were bombed with heavy weapons and fighter jets.
On October 13, between 12:00 and 13:00, the Lolan Water, Kendekola and Sinînê areas in the Xakurkê region were bombed by fighter jets.
Some individuals who work as spies for the Turkish state are carrying out activities to locate our forces in the Metîna region. In order to distinguish between these malicious spies and our civilian population, we call on our people in the region not to get too close to the positions of our military forces and to watch out for these spies.”