HPG: A major, 10 soldiers and a contra of the Turkish army killed
The Turkish army has suffered further losses in their war against Kurdistan Freedom Movement.
The Press Office of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement providing information about the most recent actions carried out by guerrillas against the Turkish army in Kurdistan territory.
The statement said the following;
“Within the scope of the Martyr Bager and Martyr Ronya Revolutionary Campaign, our guerrilla forces organized effective actions against the invading Turkish army on the occasion of the Comrade Zilan's martyrdom anniversary, on June 30.
On June 28, at 04.00, the invading Turkish army launched an operation around the Davuşa village in the Çelê (Çukurca) district of Hakkari. Our guerrilla put under surveillance an operation unit and struck the enemy unit effectively at close range.
In the action, two high ranking enemy soldiers, one of them a major, were killed. Following the action, the invading Turkish army carried out setdowns on Tepê Kawa, Dawuşa and Mêrbuka and broadened the scope of the operation with the support of unmanned aerial vehicles and assault helicopters.
This operation continues with the support of disguised units of the enemy. Our action unit has reached its base area safely.
On June 29, at 16.00, our guerrilla carried out simultaneous actions targeting the invading Turkish army soldiers positioned on Xwedê hill and its security hill (Şikêr hill) in the Avaşîn region of the Medya Defense Zones.
Six enemy soldiers were killed in this action, where enemy positions and shelters on both hills were effectively struck. Following the action, the invading Turkish army removed the dead and wounded soldiers from the area with Sikorsky helicopters.
On June 29, at 08.00, our forces carried out an assassination action targeting enemy soldiers on the Serbend outpost in the Qileban (Uludere) district of Sirnak. One enemy soldier was killed. This action was organized on the occasion of the anniversary of the martyrdom of Comrade Martyr Zilan on June 30.
Within the scope of Martyr Medya Mawa and Martyr Rizgar Gever Revenge Campaign, our forces carried out actions against the invading Turkish army on the occasion of the martyr anniversary of Comrade Martyr Zilan on June 30. Within this scope;
On June 28, at 22.00, our forces carried out an action against the invading Turkish army soldiers trying to build a watchtower near the Germita village of Sirnak’s Silopi district. Two enemy soldiers were killed in the action.
On the same day, our forces punished a contra by the name Cemal Laçin in Botan region. On July 1, 2018, this individual played an active role in the martyrdom of our comrades İrfan Dirok (Akif Turhan), Baran (Bayram Hakseven), Devrim (Ahmet Karaaslan) and Şoreş (Çavuş Abbaszade).
Those who play a role in the martyrdom of our guerrillas and actively work and cooperate with the enemy will receive the necessary punishment wherever and whenever.
In the morning of June 29, the invading Turkish army launched an operation with the participation of many soldiers in the Boğaza Kêlê and Qaplana areas of the Qileban district of Sirnak.
This operation pulled back without any result in the evening on the same day.
On June 27, between 21.30 and 22.30, the warplanes belonging to the invading Turkish army bombed the Carcella area in the Zagros region.
We did not suffer any losses in the bombardment.”