Turkish Airstrike Kill Four Civilians in Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Millet Press

March 22, 2018

Four civilians killed by a Turkish airstrike early Thursday morning in the Choman district, northeast Erbil province while picnicking during Newroz celebrations.

Turkish warplanes shelled the villages of Wasan, Sarkan and Mawna in Qasre town in the district of Choman early Thursday morning and one airstrike killed four civilian Kurds.

 

According to media reports four young people who were in the area for a picnic and stayed overnight were killed by a Turkish airstrike on Thursday morning.

Two of the victims killed in the Turkish airstrike were member of Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces who were off duty picnicking during Newroz celebrations.

Turkish army bombardment of Kurdistan region has killed many civilians, destroyed properties and farmlands and forces many villagers to flee.

 


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