HPG: 5 military intelligence members killed in Mardin
Guerrillas hit the Turkish troops constructing a new outpost in the countryside of Mardin province.
The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG-BIM) released a statement announcing the details of an operation carried out by guerrillas against Turkish military intelligence units in the countryside of Mardin province in North Kurdistan.
Accordingly, guerrillas hit the Turkish troops constructing a new outpost in the area of Navsera Bagok in Mardin countryside as part of the ‘Martyr Medya Mawa and Martyr Şehit Rizgar Gever Vengeance Campaign’.
The positions and vehicles of the Turkish forces were put under intense fire at close range at 13:00 on April 3rd. Guerrillas moved on to the targets and seized some documents in the vehicles struck here.
HPG-BIM said that five members of Turkish military intelligence were killed in the operation, after which the Turkish army shelled the surrounding area with heavy weapons and retrieved the casualties from the scene in the evening hours. The involved guerrilla unit returned to their base safely.