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Press Release

The special war media are in efforts to conceal the heavy losses of the Turkish army in front of the intense Guerrilla actions that started in Kurdistan by displaying that the most successful operations in recent years have been organized. The real consequences of the war and the details of our extensive Guerrilla actions which continues with Revolutionary campaigns is as following;

1. On May 24 at 11 am; our forces carried out an action against soldiers positioned on the highlands of Zavite village of Hakkari's Çelê (Çukurca) district. Four of the soldiers who were shot with heavy individual weapons were killed while eight were wounded. On the same day at 16.45 hours, our forces effectively struck the armored vehicle located on the Çeperê Şêxa hill effectively hit with heavy weapons. Three soldiers were killed while the armored vehicle was destroyed in this action. These actions were carried out in memory of our comrade Martyr Bedran Gundikremo.

2. At 5 pm on May 25, our forces carried out an infiltration action against a secret unit of the Turkish army which was carrying out road safety in the area of Xapuşk, of the Gerdiya area of Hakkari's Şemzinan district. Four soldiers have been killed in this secret unit which has been shot in close range. After the action, the outposts in the border line organized a bombardment on the area.

3. Within the scope of the operation launched in the Kato area by the Turkish army, our forces have carried out an intensive action against special operations positioned around the Geznax hill. In this action, our forces destroyed 4 positions and 2 tents which were struck effectively. While our forces killed 12 special operations here, many special operations were wounded. The remaining soldiers have left the hill and escaped. In addition, our forces have seized one HK-417 assassination weapon here. The Turkish army carried away its dead and wounded with Sikorsy helicopters 2 hours after the action. This action was carried out in memory of our May martyrs.

4. On May 24, at 10.00, our forces carried out an action with heavy and individual weapons targeting soldiers positioned on an enemy hill located in Beytüşebab district of Şırnak. In the action, the number of dead and wounded soldiers couldn’t be clarified.

5. On May 25, at 14.00, our forces carried out an action against soldiers positioned on Şerefiye hill in Gabar area of Botan. Our guerillas hit 5 soldiers that gathered around an A-4 position with heavy and individual weapons. Here, four soldiers were killed while the A-4 position was destroyed. In addition, our guerrillas hit the top of the hill intensively with heavy weapons. This action was carried out in response to the Turkish army's operation in Kato area.

6. On May 21, an operation was launched with the participation of thousands of soldiers, contras and village guards in the Martyr Brusk area of Amed’s Piran (Dicle) district. The Turkish army has carried out setdowns of soldiers to the areas of Ziyaret, Pırêjman, Tünegrat, Uçkula, Şıngırık and Gorsê with 6 Sikorsy-type helicopters. Throughout the operation, our forces have carried out actions against the soldiers in 4 different points. While 5 soldiers were killed in these actions, 2 others were wounded. After the actions, the Turkish army has carried away its dead and wounded by Sikorsy-type helicopters and with the support of Cobra helicopters. These actions were carried out in memory of the martyrs of the month of May.

- On May 24 at 21.00 hours, our forces have carried out an action against a unit of soldiers positioned on the Şıxan hill near Çemê Elik of the Apê Musa area in Amed’s Lice district. The number of dead and wounded soldiers in this action could not be clarified.

- On May 24 at 15.15 hours, our forces have carried out an assassination action against soldiers positioned on Markê hill in Amed’s Lice district and one soldier was killed here. In addition, a fuel tank heading to the hill has been struck and damaged after being hit by our forces with individual weapons.

7. on May 16, at 10.30, our forces carried out a sabotage action targeting a scorpion-type armored vehicle on Abdulrahman Pasha bridge on Muş-Varto road. In the action, the armored vehicle was damaged while the number of dead and wounded soldiers could not be clarified.

- A group of contras in Baksa village of Varto have acted in the name of our forces and collected money from the locals and carried out torture against them. Our people should be aware of these contra groups.

8. Our guerrilla forces launched the Martyr Mahir, the Martyr Argeş and the Martyr Eylem Revolutionary Campaign in Serhat Province. Within this Revolutionary Movement; Simultaneous actions took place in the field of Tendürek from the evening of May 23rd and until May 25th. On the actions of May 25th, over 45 soldiers' bodies were seen by our forces. In these actions, 1 BKC weapon, 1 HK-33 (Hybrid) weapon, 1 grenade thrower weapon and raft, 1 thermal camera and many bags and military life materials were seized. The Turkish army bombarded the area with warplanes, Cobra-type helicopters, howitzers and mortars. Moreover, the Cobra-type helicopters that came to the area were struck by our forces with heavy weapons and 1 Cobra-type helicopter was also hit. While the Revolutionary campaign launched by our Guerrillas continues, detailed information in relation to the campaign will be shared with the public as it is obtained.

9. The Turkish army is conducting construction for Turnuva outpost in Dersim's Ovacık district. On May 25, at 13.00, our forces carried an action with heavy and individual weapons targeting soldiers near the outpost and those positioned in containers. In the action, the number of dead and wounded soldiers couldn't be clarified.

10. On May 24, our forces carried out an action with heavy weapons against Çemêkurkê outpost in Hakkari's Şemzinan district. In the action, one A-4 position was destroyed while one Kirpi-type military vehicle was damaged. The number of dead and wounded soldiers couldn't be clarified.

11. On May 25, at 11.40, Turkish warplanes bombarded Çemço area of Zap region of our Medya Defense Zones.

- On May 26, at 00.00 hours, warplanes have bombarded the slopes of Abdılkofi hill in the Xakurkê area.

26 May, 2017

HPG Press Centre