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SOUTH KURDISTAN (IRAQ)

Basnews English –  12/03/2017 – SINJAR — Local authorities in the predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar have warned of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) preparations for war against Kurdistan Region.

Speaking to BasNews on Saturday, head of Sinjar Administrational Council, Wais Naif, said the situation in and around Sinjar is almost stable now, but following the military clashes between PKK and Roj Peshmerga forces earlier this month, the local residents are deeply concerned.He further explained that PKK’s new deployment to Sinjar Mountain and Khansor has also added to the threat. “The PKK has sent more fighters and military equipment to Khansor as an indication of preparations for war,” Naif pointed out, hoping the party will not further challenge the intense situation in the area. www.mesop.de