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Press Release

1. On May 10, at 17.00, the Tukish army bombed with howitzers, mortars and tanks the Martyr Remzi region in Ağrı's Tendürek area. On the morning of May 11, Sikorsky helicopters have carried out setdowns to the area in support of unmanned aerial vehicles and launched an operation.

On May 11, between 14.00 and 15.00, our forces carried out an action targeting one arm of the operation in two places. All of the soldiers on this arm were killed. At the same time, the soldiers who attempted to intervene were shot by our forces effectively, and here many soldiers were killed. After the actions, the Turkish army bombed the area with howitzers, mortars and tanks. Our forces hit Cobra helicopters with heavy weapons. As a result of the effective strikes, 2 Cobra helicopters were hit and one of these Cobra helicopters have fell between Xarıkê village and Dasta Bazid, where the helicopter was destroyed here after being downed. Two helicopter pilots have died here. During the night hours, the Turkish army has retrieved their dead and wounded, carring it to Bazid (Doğubeyazit) district and stopped search activities in the field.

In these actions, a total of 37 soldiers, including 2 helicopter pilots, were killed and tens of soldiers were wounded. We have lost contact with a group of guerrilla and one of our guerrillas who was heavily wounded, despite all interventions, has fell as martyr during the intense clashes. Secret units have been positioned on the area while the operation has been mostly withdrawn.

- Within the scope of the Tendürek operation; On May 10, at 12.00, between the Gulizerkê police station and Hill Zorava in the area of Tendürek in Ağrı, our YJA Star forces carried out a sabotage action against a Reo-type military vehicle. In this action, the information about the death of 1 Lieutenant Colonel and 1 Major, coordinating the Tendürek operation, has been verrified by our forces.

2. The Turkish army had been positioned in the Sinai strait in the Kuris slopes of the Sheikh Cuma area of Bitlis province. At 18:30 on May 14, our forces carried out an infiltration action against the army and the contras. During the gathering of the contras and soldiers here, our forces have made effective strikes with individual weapons. In this action, 5 soldiers were killed and a large number of soldiers were wounded.

3. The Turkish army had been positioned on 2 hills for the construction of an outpost in the Deriyê Sêvo area of ​​Şırnak. On May 13, our forces carried out two separate actions against the two hills. In this action, our forces entered the hill and hit the soldiers intensively. After effective hits, the soldiers and the contra had to to retreat from the hill. Our forces have seized 1 Karnas (Sniper) weapon and 1 BKC weapon used by the soldiers on the hill. In addition, the work machines used for building the outpost were also hit. In this action, the total number of dead and wounded soldiers has not been clarified.

- On 9 May, the Turkish army tried to position itself on some hills in the Navyana Şêxa area of ​​Şırnak. Our forces have put the enemy troops trying to position themselves on the hill under surveillance, and has been able to carry out effective strikes from close range. 3 soldiers were killed here. In addition, a position in which 3 soldiers were present was effectively struck.

4. On May 12, in the area of ​​Xapuşk in the Şemzinan district of Hakkari, our forces who noticed the secret unit of the Turkish army have put the unit under their surveillance. At 15:30 on May 14, our forces carried out actions against this unit in two different arms. One arm of this action shot the tent and the positions, where 5 soldiers were killed and two soldiers were wounded. The second arm of the action carried out an infiltration action against the secret unit, in which 5 soldiers were killed and 3 soldiers were wounded. This action was carried out in memory of our comrades who have recently fell as martyrs.

5. On May 14, between 18:30 and 19:00, our forces carried out an action with heavy weapons against soldiers positioned on the Martyr Zerdeşt and Martyr Rahime hills in the area of ​​Omerar in Hakkari's Gever (Yüksekova) district and one soldier was killed here.

6. Between 12.00 and 12.30 on May 14, our YJA Star forces carried out actions with heavy weapons against Şkêr outpost of Hakkari's Çelê (Çukurca) district. In this action, the number of dead and wounded soldiers could not be clarified.

May 15, 2017

HPG Press Centre