Turkish warplanes shell religious site north of Dohuk

Turkish warplanes. Archival photo.

Turkish warplanes. Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Dohuk – On Tuesday, eyewitnesses in Dohuk Province revealed, that Turkish warplanes shelled a religious site north of the province.

One of the eyewitnesses called Khaled Derci told reporters, “Turkish warplanes targeted Sheikh Ali Islam march in Derci Village north of Emadiya District on the Iraqi-Turkish borders,” pointing out that, “The attack destructed the march.”

Derci added, “The tomb of Sheikh Ali Islam is a prominent religious site in Dohuk,” indicating that, “Hundreds of people come to visit this march from different regions in Iraq.”


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