Guerrillas from YJA Star (Free Women’s Troops) targeted Turkish soldiers in Heftanin region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.
The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG-BIM) released a statement detailing the action which was carried out as part of the ‘Battle of Heftanin Revolutionary Campaign’ at 11:00 on March 2nd.
According to the statement, YJA Star guerrillas carried out a targeted action against the Turkish soldiers stationed on Hill Büyük Konferans. The action left a soldier dead.
HPG-BIM reported that the Turkish army continued with airstrikes against Medya Defense Zones. A recent strike by Turkish jets targeted the Goshine area in Xakurke region at 17:30 on March 3rd. The bombardment did not result in casualties in guerrilla ranks, added the statement.