HPG reports air attacks on Heftanin and Zap

The People's Defense Forces (HPG) reported the regions of Heftanin and Zap in the Medya Defense Zones have been bombed by the Turkish air force.

The guerrilla controlled Medya Defense Zones in Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) have again become the target of air attacks by the Turkish army. According to the Press Office of the People's Defense Forces (HPG), the attacks did not lead to losses in their ranks.

According to HPG, the air strikes began on October 6 with attacks in Heftanin. The next day, a Turkish occupation operation was launched in the area surrounding the village of Rusê in the Bektorya region. In the course of this operation, some houses of the village population and cultivated areas were set on fire by soldiers before the military and counter-guerrillas withdrew in the evening hours.

On October 8, between 10:45 and 11:30 local time, the area of Şehîd Şahin in the Zap region was bombed by fighter jets.