HPG Media Center announced the results of the action against the officers at Elazığ Police Headquarters and stated that 105 officers were killed and 155 officers were injured during the action. HPG stated that guerilla Çekdar Mahir Serbest code named Kami (Kawa) Çelebi carried out the action, which aimed to draw attention to the isolation of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan and the state terror against Kurdish people.
IN MEMORY OF THE GUERILLAS MARTYRED IN ŞEMDİNLİ
HPG stated that the action against the Police Headquarters in Elazığ was carried out to commemorate the guerillas martyred in Şemdinli and aimed to draw attention to the isolation of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan and the state terror against Kurdish people.
300-350 POLICE OFFICERS WERE INSIDE THE HEADQUARTERS
The Media Center noted that 300-350 police officers, including the special intelligence units affiliated with the Prime Minister’s Office, were implementing the dirty policies of the state and were inside headquarters during the time of the action. HPG added that hundreds of civilian vehicles were parked in and around the headquarters, which is surrounded by lodging apartments that house police officers and their families.
HEADQUARTERS COLLAPSED DURING THE ACTION
HPG Media Center announced that guerilla Çekdar entered the garden of the headquarters around 09:10 yesterday and the headquarters collapsed during the action. 140 civilian vehicles, 6 armored vehicles and 12 police buses were destroyed during the action, and the front section of the headquarters received the heaviest damage as it was destroyed.
105 POLICE OFFICERS KILLED, 155 OTHERS INJURED
HPG stated that nearly 105 police officers including the 40 members of special intelligence units affiliated with the Prime Minister’s Office were killed and 155 police officers were injured during the action. HPG noted that several civilians inside the headquarters were also injured during the action, and shared the following ID information of the martyred guerilla that carried out the action:
Code Name: Çekdar Mahir Serbest
First and Last Name: Kamil (Kawa) Çelebi
Place of Birth: Mardin
Name of Mother and Father: Cemile – Mecit
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 18 August 2016 / Elazığ
Source : https://anfenglish.com/kurdistan/hpg-105-police-killed-and-155-injured-in-the-action-in-elazig