HPG-BIM published footage of a sabotage action that targeted the Newa military station in Şemdinli district of Hakkari at 08:00 on January 19.
Gerîla TV broadcast footage of a sabotage action carried out by guerrillas on January 19 on an outpost of the occupant Turkish state in Hakkari's Şemdinli district.
The Press Center of the Peoples’ Defense Forces Press Center (HPG-BIM) reported that guerrilla forces infiltrated the Turkish troops’ positions and placed explosives.
Earlier, the HPG-BIM had given the following information regarding the action:
"Our forces carried out a successful sabotage action against the Newa military station in the Gerdiya area in Şemdinli district of Hakkari at 08:00 on January 19 as part of the ‘Time for Freedom’ campaign. After an observation of the enemy forces at the outpost, guerrillas placed explosives at their positions which were detonated after the arrival of soldiers. The detonation killed all the soldiers stationed at the scene, with no survivors being left.
After the action, Turkish forces came to the scene with dozens of civilian and armored vehicles to retrieve the dead and launched an operation which was concluded without any results at 16:00 on the same day.”
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