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Turkey’s warplanes intensively bomb areas in Duhok’s Dinarta

  2021-04-16  | 
 Zhyan News Network
 Zhyan News Network

SULAIMANI – The Turkish warplanes on Friday (April 16) intensively bombed the peripheries of Guhana and Membare villages in Dinarta village in Akre district in Duhok governorate in the afternoon. 

The Turkish warplanes bombed the villages twice starring around 14:27 including targeting a strait in the Membare, about two kilometers away from the village where people live in, the local media outlets reported.  

There were no reported casualties but it sparked fear among the villagers and damage caused from the airstrike was unknown. 

Zhyan News Network reported that the Turkish warplanes were flying above the area.

On Thursday, the Turkish warplanes also bombed Chalke village in Amedi district. 

On April 7,2008, the Kurdistan Parliament announced April 16 as the Kurdistan Environment Day coincided with the bombing of Balisan sub-district and Sheikh Wasanan village in Erbil with chemical attacks in 1987 by the former Iraqi regime. 

Turkey’s airstrike is almost a daily recurrence in the Kurdistan Region, more notably in the border areas. 

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.

Based in the Region’s mountainous areas, PKK has taken up arms against the Turkish authorities since 1978 for Kurdish rights in the country.

(Zhyan English)