Footage from guerrilla action in Xakurke, South Kurdistan

Four soldiers of the Turkish army were killed in Xakurke region.

Gerîla TV published footage from an action in which guerrillas hit Turkish forces in Xakurke region of Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.

The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG-BIM) stated that guerrillas targeted the Turkish military units stationed on Hill Martyr Derweş at 07:30 on January 30. The action was carried out in the scope of the ‘Martyr Bager and Martyr Ronya Revolutionary Initiative’.

While the shelter of the Turkish forces on the hill was targeted and completely destroyed, effective strikes left 4 soldiers dead.

Following the action, the Turkish army shelled the area at random and removed the casualties from the area with Sikorsky helicopters, said the HPG statement.