The guerrillas are responding to the Turkish army’s occupation attacks in the Zap region of Medya Defense Zones in northern Iraq.
The Press Office of the People’s Defence Forces (HPG) reported continued actions against the Turkish army in the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq).
According to the HPG statement on Sunday, the guerrillas are responding to the Turkish army’s occupation attacks with various forms of defensive tactics. While the war in the region continues to focus on the Girê Cûdî resistance area on the western wing of the Zap front, at least five members of the invading forces have been killed in the guerrilla actions carried out in the region yesterday and today.
Details of the latest guerrilla actions in the Girê Cûdî resistance area in the Şehîd Delîl Western Zap region are as follows:
On 12 and 13 August, guerrillas of YJA Star (Free Women’s Troops) struck the occupation forces three times with heavy weaponry and destroyed two enemy positions.
On 12 August, three soldiers were killed by YJA Star snipers.
On 12 August, YJA Star guerrillas struck the occupation forces with semi-automatic weapons and killed a soldier.
On 12 August, a surveillance camera system was destroyed using sniper tactics.
On 12 August, YJA Star guerrillas hit the occupation forces with heavy weapons and damaged an emplacement.
On 12 August, strikes by YJA Star guerrillas left a soldier dead.
On 13 August, strikes with semi-automatic weapons left two enemy positions damaged.
On 13 August, YJA Star guerrillas hit the occupation forces with heavy weapons and killed a soldier.
HPG also reported continued attacks by the Turkish army. Accordingly, artillery attacks by Turkish troops were directed against Zap and Şehîd Delîl Western Zap front.