The guerrillas were prepared for the Turkish invasion of southern Kurdistan. "When it started, we achieved important results through our sabotage tactics which caused great fear among the enemy soldiers," said guerrilla Azad Tîrej.
Rojevîn Rotînda and Azad Tîrej take part in the guerrilla offensive Cenga Xabûrê in Metina. The offensive has been launched against the Turkish army's invasion of southern Kurdistan, which began on April 23. In the Avashin and Zap regions, a parallel offensive is taking place under the name Bazên Zagrosê.
Speaking to ANF about the Cenga Xabûrê offensive, guerrilla fighter Rojevîn Rotînda said, "Occupation attacks have been taking place in Metina and Heftanin for more than a year; there is a war going on. After its defeat in Gare, the Turkish state attacked the Metina region. As fighters of the YJA-Star and HPG we will destroy the enemy here. We will deal great blows to them. Our goal is to defeat the occupying state in Metina and eliminate it."
HPG fighter Azad Tîrej pointed to the new form of guerrilla warfare, saying, "With the modern form of guerrilla warfare, we will defeat the occupiers and achieve victory. The Turkish state has tried several times to drop troops from helicopters in Metina and has constantly encountered resistance from the guerrillas. We were prepared for the attack. When it started, we achieved important results through our sabotage tactics which caused great fear among the enemy soldiers. We know that some soldiers injured themselves to avoid going into battle against us."
The guerrillas are constantly evolving in modern warfare, Azad Tîrej said and added, “This is a great success and the enemy will suffer even heavier losses. We will be victorious."