According to local sources, guerrillas damaged a Sikorsky helicopter as it was about to airdrop soldiers on a hill in Çarçela area at around 05.00 Saturday morning. The helicopter left the area without completing the mission.
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas targeted the soldiers airlifted and deployed on a hill last night, which left 6 soldiers dead.
Early Sunday morning, guerrillas targeted and damaged another Sikorsky helicopter that similarly attempted to airdrop soldiers on a hill in the area.
During clashes in this area, 1 soldier was killed and 2 others were wounded.
In the meantime, Turkish fighter jets are bombing the operation area ceaselessly since yesterday.