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1. The special operations centre of the occupying Turkish army, which implemented a special role for Amed in the implementation of Kurdistan's re-occupation plans, has been destroyed by a self-sacrificial guerrilla of ours. The Angol (Duru) outpost in Amed's Lice district, which was the centre of many operations and ambush activity in Amed and its surroundings, that led the massacre of our people, was targeted by comrade Tekoşin Amed on September 10, at 05.55 hours. 

In this conquest of the Angol outpost with a 5 ton explosive loaded vehicle, 4 positions were totally destroyed and damage to the outpost was inflicted in a large scale. After the action, the occupying forces shut down the telephone and internet networks, covered the outpost and the positions with canvases and closed the road in front of the Angol outpost to traffic for 5 hours.

12 enemy soldiers were killed in this successful self-sacrificial action where 55 enemy soldiers were wounded.

The occupying Turkish army has carried away dead and wounded soldiers with many ambulances and Sikorsy-type helicopters to the Lice, Hani, Kocaköy districts and the Amed centre. The occupying Turkish army, received a heavy blow, completely emptying the outpost, leaving only 15 soldiers in charge of protecting the wreckage. We will be the followers of the path of comrade Tekoşin Amed, who clearly declared the way to march with this action carried out against the isolation against leader Apo, against the oppression and forced migration policies aimed at our people, especially in Sur, and for the revenge of our martyr comrades.

The ID information of our martyr comrade which carried out the self-sacrifice action is as following;

Nom de Guerre: Tekoşin Amed
Name- Surname: Zelal Kartal
Place of Birth: Amed
Mother's-Father's Name: Afife - Sıddık
Date and Place of Martyrdom: September 10, 2017 / Amed

Tekoşin – Zelal Kartal

2. On September 12, the invading Turkish army, which declared a curfew on the streets in Şapatan, Êlde, Bêtto and Meydan districts of Hakkari's Şemzînan (Şemdinli) district, is carrying out ambush activity in this region. The disguised troops of the occupying Turkish army also carrying out ambushes between the Şemzînan and Gever (Yüksekova) districts to ensure the safety of military convoys.

While a disguised unit of the enemy placed under surveillance on September 12, 20.10 was descending from the Haruna hill, the traps placed by our forces were detonated by remote control. The number of dead and wounded enemy soldiers in this action has not been determined.

After the action, the Durê outpost bombed the area with howitzer and mortar shells.

3. On September 10, the occupying Turkish army launched an operation with the support of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) in Qale, Havan, Düzenleme and  Martyr Laşer hills in Cilo region of Hakkari's Gever (Yüksekova) district. On the 10th and 11th of September, around 13:00, the occupying forces bombarded the hills with warplanes, Cobra-type attack helicopters, howitzers, and mortars.

On September 12, at 02:00, the occupying Turkish army bombarded Qale, Havan and Düzenleme hills and carried our setdowns to the area with Sikorsky-type helicopters. The operation is still underway.

4. On September 11, the occupying Turkish army with the support of UAVs bombarded the Sümbül area of Hakkari with howitzers and mortars and bombarded Gırê Berxa and Kolonkaya hills with warplanes. Occupying forces bombarding the area with Cobra-type attack helicopters carried out setdowns on Gırê Berxa and Kolonkaya with Sikorsky-type helicopters. The operation still continues.

5. On the morning of September 10,  the occupying Turkish army launched an operation in Çiyayê Suskê, Çiyayê Aynê, Devkê and Dêrahut regions of Mişarê area in Gabar mountain of Şırnak. Invading forces which conducted search activity bombarded the area with howitzers and mortars. After the bombardment, a fire broke out in the area. The operation withdrew without any result in the morning on September 13th.

6. On September 10, the occupying Turkish army had launched an operation in Hilal, Mijîn and Şiriş villages of Şırnak's Uludere (Qileban) district in the morning hours.

On the same day, within the scope of Martyr Serdem and Martyr Nudem revolutionary campaign, our forces carried out an action targeting forces of this operation, which was extended to include the areas of Deriyê Kera, Otiji and Derkê Mijin. An enemy unit acting between the Mijin and Hilal villages were targeted by out forces. Two enemy soldiers were wounded in the action.

The occupying forces, which removed wounded soldiers from the area with civilian vehicles, had to retreat before the end of the evening on September 11th.

September 13, 2017

HPG Press Centre