HPG: Five Turkish soldiers killed in Heftanin

The Turkish army has been trying since August to occupy the guerrilla zone Heftanin in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. The HPG launched an offensive to counter this operation. In this context, five soldiers have been killed.

In mid-September, Heftanin State Command announced the launch of “Cenga Heftanin” [Battle of Heftanin] Campaign on August 23 in response to the invasion operation launched by the Turkish army against Heftanin region of Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement announcing the details of an action carried out by guerrillas against Turkish forces in Heftanin region as part of the campaign.

According to the statement, guerrillas carried out a series of actions against Turkish units stationed on Hill Konferans in the afternoon on November 29.

The position was targeted by effective strikes which left five soldiers dead and one other wounded.