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Turkish airstrike kills one in Amedi

2020-02-26

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SULAIMANI — A Turkish airstrike killed one civilian in Sidan village in Amedi on Wednesday (February 26).

NRT Digital Media reporter Nihad Ouramari said that the attack took place at approximately 5 p.m. local time.

“Several people from the surrounding area went to Sidan to work on their farms. The person who was killed is a resident of Shiladze,” Ouramari said.

“The warplanes also bombed one vehicle thought to belong to the Kurdistan Workers' Party [PKK]. It is yet not known if there was anyone in the vehicle,” he added.

The Turkish military routinely carries out airstrikes and artillery bombardments in the Kurdistan Region against suspected PKK targets.

(NRT Digital Media)