MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : BOMBING PKK HEADQUARTERS – Turkish Warplanes Bombard Qandil Mountains – South Kurdistan-Iraq

BasNews – 29/03/2018 – 10:56 ERBIL – The Turkish warplanes have again bombarded the mountainous areas in the Kurdistan Region overnight on Wednesday with no immediate casualties reported due to heavy strikes.

According to local sources, the Turkish jets have carried out airstrikes on Qandil mount and a number of villages in Rawandz area.Turkey has a three decade long conflict with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which are believed to have their headquarters mainly in Qandil mountains.However, Ankara has already threatened several times to follow the armed group wherever it is present, including Qandil and Sinjar city in northern Iraq.

Earlier last week, four civilians lost their lives due to the Turkish attacks in the mountainous areas of Choman district, northwest Erbil province, who were camping as part of Nawroz (Kurdish New Year) celebrations. Read more