URGENT: Turkish warplanes attack Kurdish PKK positions on the border with Iraq

file photo of PKK units.
File photo of People’s Defense Forces (HPG) guerrillas.

( On Tuesday the Kurdistan Workers Party announced that Turkish warplanes launched an attack on their positions on the Iraqi-Turkish border..

The spokesman for the People’s Defense Force (HPG), the armed wing of Kurdistan Workers Party, Bakhtiar Dogan said in an interview for, “Turkish warplanes launched an attack in the early hour of last night on two locations of our troops in the region of Omar on the Iraqi-Turkish border “.

Dogan added that “we don’t know the losses and damages that resulted from the Turkish shelling,” stressing that “the leadership of the Popular Defense Forces will announce its official position on the Turkish attack during the next few hours.”

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