The statement of the Popular Defense Forces' media center stated the following:
On the 12th of July, during an operation carried out with an air bomber weapon against the Turkish occupation army in Heftenin, our comrade Dougha Zilan was martyred. Our companion Dougha was the first martyr in the ranks of the Martyr Delal Amed Air Defense Unit, and the record of the martyr Dougha Zilan is as follows:
The Nom de guerre: Dougha Zilan
The name and surname: Hadiyya Jerjy
The place of birth: Mosh
The father and mother's names: Ashraf - Berikhan
The place and date of martyrdom: Heftenin / July 12th, 2020.