PKK Confirms Its Senior Member Killed in Turkish Airstrike
Basnews English 07/07/2019 – 14:51 ERBIL — The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), which works as an umbrella group for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and other affiliated parties, has confirmed that its senior member Diyar Gharip Muhammad was killed in a Turkish airstrike. Earlier on Sunday, Turkish state media cited a military source claiming that Muhammad was killed in an airstrike on PKK positions in Mount Qandil region, where the main bases of the PKK are located.
KCK leadership confirmed the report in a statement shared with PKK-affiliated media outlets. It said two other Kurdish fighters of the party were also killed during the airstrike earlier on 5th July.
Muhammad was serving as a senior member of PKK’s presidential and executive council.
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