Turkish army uses chemical weapons to break the guerrilla resistance in Avaşîn
The invading Turkish army uses chemical weapons to break the resistance of the HPG/YJA guerrillas.
The HPG Press Centre has released the following information in a written statement concerning the guerrilla actions and invasion attacks:
“As part of the Bazên Zagrosê Revolutionary Campaign:
On August 26, at 10:50, the Turkish soldiers in Girê Şehîd Serxwebûn were targeted by our forces with heavy weapons. The targets were hit accurately.
On the same day at 18:40, two Turkish drones were targeted by our forces in the Çiyayê Reş area. As a result of the action, 1 drone was destroyed, and the other had to withdraw from the area.
In the Girê Sor and Werxelê Resistance Areas in the Avaşîn region:
The invading Turkish forces, which cannot advance in the face of the historic resistance of our forces in the Werxelê and Girê Sor Resistance Areas, use chemical weapons to break the resistance of our forces. On August 26 between 17:00 and 23:45 and on August 27 at 06:00, the Werxelê Resistance Areas were heavily bombed with chemical weapons and explosives. The resistance of our forces continues despite all the attacks of the invaders who commit war crimes.
On August 25 between 18:00 and 22:45, the Turkish forces who attempted to advance after bombing the Werxelê Resistance Area with explosives and poisonous gases were halted by the Werxelê resistance fighters.
Turkish drones and reconnaissance aircraft continue to fly over the Resistance Zones.
On August 26, between 17:30 and 18:30, the Karker area of the Zap region was bombed by Turkish fighter jets.
On August 26, at 18:30, the Kûnîşka area of the Zap region was bombed by Turkish fighter jets.
On August 26, between 10:00 and 10:30, the area around the Şehîd Şerîf Martyrs’ Cemetery in the Kendekolê area of the Xinêrê region was bombed three times by Turkish fighter jets.”