Guerrillas continue their actions against Turkish forces

HPG and YJA Star guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the Turkish occupation army in Kurdistan, confronting brutal Turkish attacks, including with chemical weapons.

The Press Center of the People's Defense Forces (HPG) issued a statement providing information about guerrilla actions and the Turkish army's attacks in the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq).

According to the HPG statement on Monday, guerrillas struck the Turkish forces in Şehîd Delîl Western Zap region four times on 8-9-10 December. The strikes by the guerrillas by artillery and semi-automatic weapons left a soldier dead and two military positions severely damaged.

On the other hand, the guerrilla positions in the Girê Ortê Resistance Area in Metîna region was attacked three times with unconventional explosives on 8 December. On the same day, the guerrilla positions in the Sîda Resistance Area in Zap region was also attacked with unconventional explosives.

In addition, HPG reported 17 airstrikes by fighter jets between 8 and 10 December. Turkish jets carried out 3 strikes on the areas of Deşta Kafya and Gundê Şiyê in Garê region, 4 strikes on the areas of Gundê Şêlazê and Serê Metîna in Metîna region, 7 strikes on the areas of Ava Lolanê, Goşînê, Sinînê, Girê Berbizina and Xinêra Jor in Xakurkê region and 3 strikes on the Girê Bahar Resistance Area in Western Zap region.

On 8 December, Xakurkê was shelled by attack helicopters and the regions of Zap, Şehîd Delîl Western Zap, Metîna and Xakurkê by artillery.