HPG: Four Turkish soldiers killed in Xakurke and Çukurca

HPG/YJA Star guerrillas targeted Turkish military forces in Xakurke and Çukurca, leaving 4 soldiers dead.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG-BIM) released a statement detailing the most recent actions carried out by guerrillas against the occupant Turkish army in Kurdistan territory.

According to the statement, guerrillas hit Turkish units stationed on Hill Martyr Derweş in Xakurke region of guerrill-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq at 07:30 on January 30.

A shelter of the Turkish forces on the hill was struck and destroyed and 4 soldiers were killed in the action, after which Turkish army shelled the area at random and removed their casualties from the scene with Sikorsky helicopters.

On January 31, today, guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers stationed on Hill Koordine in Çukurca (Çele) district of Hakkari at 09:40 in the morning. While the positions and shelters of the Turkish forces were struck effectively, the number of those killed or wounded here couldn’t be clarified.