A Turkish drone strike on a refugee camp in northern Iraq killed three civilians on Saturday, June 5, a recent threat from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “CleanA Kurdish MP, AFP
Ankara continues to bomb northern Iraq to expel militants from the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), a Turkish rebel group that treats it like its Western allies. “Terrorist.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a packed PKK ambush. Five of Peshmerga’s ranks were killed, Iraqi Kurdistan militants, Ankara’s best ally.
A camp compared to the Kandil Mountains
Rajd Kalali, a Kurdish deputy leader from Makhmour, told the AFP that the airstrikes were aimed at him.A kindergarten near a school. At the McMurray refugee camp for Kurdish refugees from Turkey. “Three civilians were killed and two were injuredHe added that no child was killed.
Earlier this week, Erdogan spoke close to the Iraqi federal city of Kurdistan but 250 km south of the Turkish border, where Ankara continued to accuse the PKK of ruling the camp. He likened the camp to the Kandil Mountains on the eastern border of Iraq, a large PKK rear base where its men conduct training and attacks against Turkey.
«For us, McMurray’s question is as important as the candle. Why? Because McMurro has almost become the incubator of the candle (…) If we do not intervene, this incubator will continue to produce (terrorists)», He began. “If the United Nations does not clean up this place, we will make it a member of the United Nations.He was intimidated again.
More than 40,000 died
The violence comes at a time when Ankara has been campaigning against a new army, air and sometimes land, PKK since April 23. Iraq has consistently condemned the violation of its territory and its sovereignty, but Turkey has established ten military bases in Iraqi Kurdistan for 25 years. It has been regularly bombing PKK rear bases in the mountains of northern Iraq, providing bloody guerrillas on Turkish soil since 1984, killing more than 40,000 people.
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