HPG: 2 positions destroyed, 1 helicopter damaged

Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the occupant Turkish army in Kurdistan territory.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement detailing the latest actions carried out by guerrillas against the Turkish army in Southern and Northern Kurdistan.

According to the statement, guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the Turkish forces involved in the occupation operation in Heftanin region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq).

HPG detailed the actions carried out by guerrillas in the scope of the “Battle of Heftanin Revolutionary Campaign” on July 25 as follows:


A soldier was assassinated on Hill Martyr Adar at 5 pm.

Our forces targeted an attack helicopter that bombed the area of Hill Dupişk from 9 to 10 pm. The helicopter was damaged and forced to retreat from the area.

The occupant Turkish army bombed the Xantur area with howitzer and mortar fire from 3 to 7 am on July 26.


In Çukurca district of Hakkari province in Northern Kurdistan, guerrillas hit the Hill Sor outpost at 6:40 am on July 27. While the positions and shelters of the Turkish forces were struck effectively, two positions were destroyed and the number of soldiers killed here couldn’t be clarified.

On the same day, guerrillas hit the Deştane outpost at 8:30 am. While the shelters of the Turkish forces here were struck, the number of soldiers killed or wounded here couldn’t be clarified.


In Bagok region of Mardin province, guerrillas “punished” a collaborator by the name of Yılmaz Demir who had played a role in the killing of two guerrillas - Helwest Partizan and Zafer Bagok- on 19 November 2016. As part of the Martyr Medya Mawa and Martyr Rizgar Gever Vengeance Campaign, guerrillas punished Demir at 21:30 on July 25.

At 7 am on July 26, guerrillas destroyed a base station in Serave area of Bagok.