According to the HPG, guerrillas shot down a Turkish army drone loaded with explosives during an attack flight in the guerrilla areas.
The press centre of the People’s Defence Forces (HPG) published a statement providing information about the guerrilla resistance and the attacks by the Turkish army in the guerrilla-held Medya Defence Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq) over the past three days.
HPG reported that the Turkish invasion forces attacked the guerrilla positions at Girê Ortê in Metîna eleven times with chemical gas red in colour and once with unconventional explosives on 10-11 December.
The guerrilla positions in Sîda Resistance Area in Zap region were also attacked with unconventional explosives on 12 December.
On the other hand, the guerrillas shot down a drone loaded with explosives while attacking a position in the Girê FM resistance area in the Şehîd Delîl Western Zap region on 12 December.
Turkish fighter jets bombed the guerrilla areas twenty times between 11 and 13 December. The targets were the areas of Gundê Dergelê und Gundê Bêşîlî in Metîna; the area of Şêx Nasir in Qandil; the areas of Goşînê, Şehîd Şerîf and Girê Rostê in Xakurkê; the areas of Dola Mêranê, Xêrê, Kanîsarkê and Zengil in Garê.
Artillery attacks by the Turkish troops targeted the regions of Zap, Şehîd Delîl Western Zap, Metîna and Xakurkê.