In the statement made by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, "In the Kars-Kağızman district Çemçe region, 29 terrorists were neutralized by the Gendarmerie Commandos on 30-2020 April 7, and the Çemçe group was completely destroyed together with the inactivated terrorists".
The Ministry of Interior said, “On the intelligence that 3 terrorists came to the region in order to reinforce the Çemçe region by the separatist terrorist organization; Volunteer teams from the Kars Kağızman Gendarmerie Commando Battalion were formed in the operation launched in the region today. 2nd Gendarmerie Commando Squad of Kars Kağızman Gendarmerie Commando Battalion Gendarmerie Captain Ferhat ÇİFTÇİ participated in this operation with a volunteer team from his squad. Our hero captain and his staff identified terrorists in their hiding places by entering the lair of terrorists in the region where there are frequent woods and heavy geographical conditions in the conflict area. In the clash, 1 terrorists were neutralized together with their weapons. In the clash, Gendarmerie Captain Ferhat ÇİFTÇİ and our 3 gendarmerie personnel were injured and sent to the hospital by helicopter from the region. Our hero staff, ÇİFTÇİ, could not be saved despite all the interventions in the hospital and died. Condolences to our heroic martyr, condolences to his grieving family and fellow soldiers; We wish urgent healing to our injured friends. ”