HPG: Turkish army started a fire and destroyed gardens in Dersim

According to HPG, the Turkish army started a forest fire and destroyed gardens during a military operation in Dersim. Several guerrilla areas in Southern Kurdistan have been bombed.

The Press Office of the People's Defense Forces (HPG) announced the Turkish army launched an occupation operation in the Nênikan area of Dersim on 3 August. The area was first bombed by fighter jets, after which soldiers were airdropped from helicopters. The operation was stopped at noon the next day without any results. During the military movement, gardens were destroyed and a forest fire was started.

Air attacks on Medya Defense Zones

Regarding the recent air attacks on guerrilla areas in Southern Kurdistan, the HPG announced that Turkish jets shelled the area of Kuro Jahro in the Zap region on 11 August and the areas of Hill Sor and Aris-Firas in Avashin region on 13 August. The attacks did not result in casualties in guerrilla ranks, the statement added.