The HPG Press Center issued a written statement regarding the guerrilla resistance in Avashin and said: “As part of the Bazên Zagrosê Revolutionary Campaign, the epic resistance of the Kurdistan Freedom Guerrilla continues with actions and clashes in the Avashin region.
On 14 June, at 6:30 am, the invaders who tried to reach the war tunnels in the Werxelê area were shot. The invaders could not advance. One invader was killed. At 1:10 pm, a different group of invaders was targeted and shot. As a result of the action 3 invaders were killed and 3 were injured. At the same time, another invader was killed. Invaders who tried to gain ground were targeted and had to retreat.”
The statement continued: “Unable to advance, the invaders sent drones over the area. These drones were targeted and shot down by our forces and withdrawn.
At 2:30 om, the invaders took its dead and wounded from the area with a combat and 2 Sikorsky helicopters. At the same time, the posts were heavily bombed by combat helicopters.
In total five invaders were punished and 3 injured in these actions. We did not suffer any loss. The violent clashes in the Werxelê area and the resistance of our forces continue.”