Successful Guerrilla Actions Aaginst Turkish Soldiers by HPG

Published February 23, 2020

Successful Guerrilla Actions Aaginst Turkish Soldiers by HPG

HPG guerrillas hit Turkish units stationed on Hill Lelikan in Xakurke region of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq at 12:15pm on February 21.

HPG-BIM said that the action was carried out in the scope of the ‘Martyr Bager and Martyr Ronya Revolutionary Initiative’.

Guerrillas struck the positions and shelters of the Turkish forces at close range, as a result of which 4 positions were destroyed and 4 soldiers killed.

Following the action, Turkish fighter jets bombarded the area at random at around 6:00pm in the evening, while the involved guerrilla unit returned to their base safely.

In Iğdır province an action was carried out at 2:00pm on February 12 as part of the ongoing ‘Revolutionary Victory Initiative’ in the Serhad region of northern Kurdistan.

Guerrillas hit the Turkish soldiers stationed in the Aydınlar outpost in Iğdır’s Aralık district. Two soldiers were killed here, including the commander of the mentioned outpost. The involved guerrilla unit returned to their base safely.

HPG-BIM also reported continued air raids by the Turkish army against guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.

Accordingly, Turkish jets struck the Süleyman Hill in Avashin region and the Sida area in Zap region on 11 February. Guerrillas suffered no casualties as a result of the bombardments.

From: ANF English