Revolutionary guerrilla operation in Zap: A hill cleared of the Turkish occupiers

HPG Press Center reported that a hill where the occupying Turkish forces were positioned in the Zap region was conquered and completely cleared of the occupiers.

The HPG Press Liaison Center (HPG-BIM) said in a written statement on Saturday that guerrillas carried out the ‘Martyr Doğa Viyan Revolutionary Operation’ in the Zap region of the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq).

"Today at around 13:00, the Martyr Doğa Viyan Revolutionary Operation was carried out in Girê Cûdî Resistance Area of Zap. The hill where the enemy forces were positioned was conquered and completely cleared of the invaders. Many weapons belonging to the invaders were confiscated, while their tents and containers were set on fire and burned."

HPG-BIM added that detailed information about the operation will be shared with the public later.

The revolutionary operation was named after Doğa Viyan, a guerrilla fighter in the ranks of YJA Star (Free Women’s Troops) who fell a martyr during an engagement with the enemy forces in the Şehîd Delîl Western Zap region on 12 October 2023.

Doğa Viyan joined the guerrilla ranks in the mountains of Kurdistan in 2015. After receiving her first training in Avaşîn, she moved to the Govendê region. In order to specialize in guerrilla life and reach a professional level, she joined the heavy weaponry unit. Until 2019, she stayed in the battle zones, took part in actions and became quite competent. She traveled all over Avaşîn step by step and learned great lessons from her comrades who were martyred next to her, and from the teachings of war practice. In 2019, she moved to the Zap region.