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Turkey’s warplanes bomb five villages in Duhok’s Amedi (Video)

  2021-04-06  | 
 Zhyan News Network
Turkish warplanes bomb a village in Pishdar district, Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, February 2,2021. Photo courtesy of social media
 Zhyan News Network

SULAIMANI – Turkish warplanes bombed five villages in Amedi district in Duhok governorate on Tuesday (April 6).

Zhyan News Network Mevan Amedi the Turkish warplanes were intensively bombing Sargale and Sigere villages two kilometers away from Amedi around 06:20 pm. 

There were no reported casualties from the airstrikes.

A villager told said that the bombardment sparked fear among the residents.

“I hope the relevant sides interfere with the matter and put end to such attacks,” he said, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue. 

Earlier on Tuesday, the Turkish warplanes bombed Beruman, Hetiti and Seri in Deraluk sub-district in Duhok’s Amedi district, Acting Deraluk Manager Raid Ghazi told Zhyan.
Witnesses told Zhyan’s Mevan Amedi that the villagers were not able to go to their orchards and gloves.

Cross-border land and air violations by Turkey has tripled on a daily average since 2017, according to records submitted by Iraq to the UN Security Council (UNSC).

Both Iraqi Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have called on Turkey and PKK to take their fight to somewhere else.

Since July 20, 2015, the conflict between Turkish security forces and the PKK has claimed more than 5,311 lives on both sides in Turkey and the Kurdistan Region, including 541 civilians, 1,279 Turkish state security members, 226 individuals of unknown affiliation and 3,265 PKK members, according to the latest data by the Belgium-based International Crisis Group.

PKK has taken up arms against the Turkish authorities since 1978 for Kurdish rights in the country.

(Zhyan English)