In the statement made by the Ministry of National Defense, a soldier was killed as a result of harassment fire opened by the separatist terrorist organization against the elements who came to road safety from a base area in Hakurk region in northern Iraq today martyr was stated. In the statement, “We wish God’s mercy on our martyr, who lost his life in this incident that left us with deep pain and sadness, and we express our condolences and patience to his grieving family, Turkish Armed Forces and our noble nation.” statements were included.
The news of the martyrdom of Çelebi, who was martyred as a result of the harassment fire opened by the separatist terrorist organization members against the elements who came to the road safety from a base area in the Hakurk region, was given to the family by the Deputy District Governor of Balıkesir İbrahim Gökçe and military officials. Turkish flags were hung on Martyr Çelebi’s father’s house and on the street where the house is located. It was learned that the martyr had married Ayşenur Çelebi 11 months ago.
CONDITIONAL MESSAGE FROM THE MINISTER AKAR
Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar expressed his condolences to Infantry Specialist Sergeant Halil Çelebi, who was martyred as a result of harassment fire opened by the separatist terrorist organization in the Operation Claw region in northern Iraq. Akar included the following statements in the message published on the ministry’s social media account:
“Our heroic comrade in arms was martyred on July 26, 2021. On behalf of myself and the members of the Ministry of National Defense, I wish God’s mercy on our hero martyr, my condolences and patience to his grieving family and our noble nation.”