The HPG's Media Center issued a written statement on the operations carried out by the Guerrilla in Avashin, Khakurk and Cile, in which 8 Turkish soldiers were killed during the operations.
The statement said:
"In the framework of the Revolutionary Campaign of the Martyrs Baker and Ronya continued in the legitimate defense areas (Medya), our forces carried out a series of operations against the Turkish occupation army inflicting severe blows and published detailed information on the operations as follows:
On 23 June, our forces kept an eye on a unit of the Turkish occupation army stationed in the area of Tabi Khododi in Avashin. At 14:20, our forces launched a strike on the unit, which resulted in the destruction of enemy earth mounds, killing 5 soldiers of the occupation army and injuring 5 others. The Turkish occupation army, which suffered painful blows during the operation, shelled the area with Obis, mortar shells as well as artillery. Our unit, which carried out the operation, returned to its headquarters without any losses.
On June 24, at 02:00, our forces carried out a sniper operation targeting a unit of the Turkish occupation army on Martyr Saraya hill in Khakurk area, killing soldier of the Turkish occupation army.
On June 24, at 08:00, our forces carried out an operation against a unit of the Turkish occupation army in the area of Stona, on the border of Cile district in Colemêrg, and targeted the elements of the unit who were heading towards Stona hill to protect the road. The operation resulted in the killing of two soldiers of the occupation army.
The Turkish occupation army began an occupation operation on June 12 in the Umria area of Nusaybin district of Mardin, where the warplanes and helicopters of the Turkish occupation army bombed the area violently; two of our fighters martyred and we will reveal their identity later.