By News Center
Terrorist Civana Heso, codenamed Roj Habur, was neutralized in
Syria by the Turkish security forces in July, this was confirmed
following a message of condolence from the US Central Command.
The US forces in Syria trained a senior PKK/YAT terrorist, who
was neutralized by Turkiye in July, Turkish security sources
confirmed on December 7.
Security sources said Civana Heso, codenamed Roj Habur, was one
of the three terrorists, killed by the Turkish military in late
July. She was the so-called Jazira regional head of the PKK/YAT in
After the three terrorists were killed, the US Central Command
(CENTCOM) praised them and extended messages of condolences to
their families, a move harshly criticized by Turkiye.
“Salwa Yusuk (aka Ciyan Afrin), a deputy commander of the Syrian
Democratic Forces (SDF) – along with 2 fellow female fighters – was
killed in an attack near Qamishli, Syria, on July 22, 2022,” CENTCOM said on Twitter on July 24, 2022.
Turkiye has long criticized US support for the terrorist PKK and
its offshoot in Syria, known as the YPG. While Washington claims it
fights Daesh/ISIS terrorists with the help of its PKK/YPG allies,
Ankara says using one terror group to fight another makes no
Terrorist Heso was trained by US forces in Syria, and she
trained more terrorists to carry out terror acts against Turkish
forces, the security sources said.
Members of the terrorist organization attacked Turkish forces in
the Operation Peace Spring zone in northern Syria and in Turkiye’s
southeastern Mardin and Sirnak provinces.
The PKK established its so-called anti-terrorist units, known as
the YAT, in 2014, operating as alleged special forces in Syria,
engaged in organized infiltration, ambushes, and similar actions
against security forces on the border, the sources added.
During its over 35-year-long terror campaign against Turkiye,
the PKK – listed as a terrorist organization by Turkiye, the USA,
and the EU, has been responsible for the deaths of more than 40,000
people, including women, children, and infants.
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