The Press Office of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) released a statement providing information about the actions carried out by guerrillas and continued attacks by the Turkish state.
The statement said that guerrillas carried out an action against the Turkish army as part of the ‘Revolutionary Victory Initiative’ launched in Serhat region in North Kurdistan, southeast of Turkey.
Guerrillas hit a Turkish military convoy of 5 armored vehicles on move on Bazid (Doğubeyazıt)-Iğdır road at 10 am on April 13 (yesterday). While some of the vehicles managed to flee from the scene, one of the armored vehicles was struck effectively and suffered heavy damage.
Three hours after the action, Turkish military units came to the scene and retrieved the dead and wounded soldiers before conducting an intensified bombardment on the surrounding area.
While the number of soldiers killed or wounded in this action couldn’t be clarified, guerrilla forces suffered no losses.
On the other hand, HPG-BIM reported continued aerial attacks by the Turkish army against the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq.
Accordingly, Turkish fighter jets targeted the following locations on Saturday;
Basya area in Avashin region at 09:30,
Karox area in Qandil region between 11.00-11.30,
Şikefta Brîndara area in Zap region,
Martyr Hêmin Hill in Xakurke region,
Martyr Diren Hill in Avashin region between 16.00-16.30,
Arıs-Farıs and Mam Reşo areas.
HPG added that the bombardments did not cause any losses or injuries in the guerrilla ranks.