Guerrillas hit Turkish soldiers in Xakurke

HPG reported continued attacks by the Turkish army and actions by guerrillas in Kurdistan territory.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG-BIM) released a statement detailing the guerrilla actions and Turkish military attacks.

According to the statement, guerrillas from YJA Star (Free Women’s Troops) hit Turkish troops in Xakurke region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.

As part of the Martyr Bager and Martyr Ronya Revolutionary Campaign, YJA Star guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers stationed on Hill Martyr Derweş at 09:30 on March 28.

While the positions and shelters were struck effectively, the number of soldiers killed or wounded here couldn’t be clarified, while the involved guerrilla unit returned to their base safely.

On the other hand, HPG-BIM reported continued air strikes by the Turkish army against Medya Defense Zones. Accordingly, Turkish jets shelled Hill Hakkari in Metina region on March 26 and vicinity of Lolan river in Xakurke region on March 27.

The statement added that guerrillas suffered no casualties as a result of the bombardments.