6 Turkish Soldiers Killed in Gabar and Hakkari

Published May 6, 2019


The Turkish army is suffering heavy blows in clashes with guerrilla forces.

As part of a large-scale operation of the Turkish army in the Gabar region, clashes erupted on Sunday between the Turkish army and guerrilla forces of the HPG. At least two Turkish soldiers were killed.

The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced last night that two Turkish soldiers had died in the fighting. The same statement said that the military operation will continue with the assistance of the Air Force.

According to information obtained from local sources, clashes also erupted between Turkish forces and guerrillas in the village of Bezoke in Hakkari’s Derecik district on Sunday.

Reports suggest that 4 Turkish soldiers were killed in the fighting, while several others got wounded.