The Turkish army launched a military operation in the couuntryside of Yüksekova and Şemdinli districts in the province of Hakkâri.
The Turkish army launched a military operation in the countryside of Yüksekova and Şemdinli districts in the province of Hakkâri.
According to information from the region, the operation covers the villages of Şîşemzîn, Xurekana Seyîda and Xurekana Temo in the Geliyê Diriyan region as well as Mûşan, Memkava and Elver in Şemdinli. The high pastures are besieged by the military and checkpoints have been set up in several places. There are also reports of masked men scouting the area around the villages.
According to reports, shots were heard from the mountain pastures of Astenga Reş, Meydanok, Kaniya Barkirî and Mêranava, located between the villages of Şîşemzîn and Xurekan. Reports are coming through of an explosion in the Kora Oncê area near the village of Memkava, where shots were also fired. Helicopters and drones are also observed in the area of operation.