BIANET 29.6.2013 – HPG released a statement, saying that counter forces were behind yesterday’s attacks on civillians in Kanoğlu village located in the southeastern province of Dersim (Tunceli). “Counter forces are active in Tatvan and Hizan districts of Bitlis Province,” the statement said.
HPG released a statement, saying that counter forces were behind yesterday’s attacks in Dersim (Tunceli). According to Firat News Agency (ANF), HPG detected a series of activities of counter forces in villages of Dersim province as well as Tatvan and Hizan districts of Bitlis Province. HPG Press Liaison Center (HPG-BİM) claimed that the attacks in Dersim were made by counter forces.
“On June 26 a counter force team committed a shooting spree in Dersim’s Kanoğlu village, breaking into the village and oppressing people.” HPG-BİM claimed that counter forces were active in the southeastern province of Bitlis as well as Dersim. “Counter forces who disguise themselves in our (HPG) uniforms oppress people in the following areas of Bitlis province: Êz, Kusoka, Cihangez villages (Tatvan district), country side of Hizan district.”
What happened? – Unknown armed individuals attacked a house by the entrance of Kanoğlu village in the southeastern province of Dersim. Unable to break into the house, they ran away after spree-shooting several other houses in the village.