HPG: Two Turkish soldiers were killed in Xakurke
At least two Turkish soldiers were killed in an action by the HPG and YJA Star in the Ermuş region in the Xakurke region. In Metina, guerrillas destroyed a Turkish army surveillance system.
According to the press center of the People's Defense Forces (HPG), guerrillas carried out a sabotage action against the Turkish army in the Xakurke region of southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq) on November 16. At least two Turkish soldiers were killed in the action, after which Turkish troops moved into the areas of Şehîd Beritan, Şehîd Ehmed and Girê Qehreman for an operation and bombarded the area. HPG reported that the ensuing fighting between the HPG and the Turkish army continued, and detailed information will be provided once available.
At around 3 p.m. on November 21, guerrillas destroyed a Turkish army surveillance system in the Koordine area in the region of Metina.
Bombardments by the Turkish army
The Turkish Air Force carried out attacks on the village of Guze in the Gare region at around 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 20. On November 22, more attacks followed in the morning hours on the village of Kani Sarke. In the evening, several helicopters flew over the Mervanos area in Avashin between 10:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. On November 22 and 23, the Turkish army shelled the areas of Çemço and Rençbiraxa in the Zap region with artillery shells from border bases.