HPG (People’s Defense Forces) conducted an attack on a military vehicle near the village of Sarıksu in Van’s Çaldıran district at 15:30 on May 20. The vehicle was destroyed as a result of effective strikes at close range and more than 10 enemy soldiers were killed. Following the action, the Turkish army retrieved the dead and wounded soldiers from the scene with the support of unmanned aerial vehicles. The guerrilla unit that carried out the action was able to return to their base safely.
This action was part of the ‘Revolutionary Victory Initiative’ ongoing in the Serhat region. As part of the same initiative, one soldier was killed as result of a targeted action at Serêkaniye outpost in Bazid (Doğubeyazıt) district of Ağrı at 14:00 on May 21.