Turkey carried out a tremendous air strike on Iraq, killing three Yazidi fighters
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Turkey has carried out a very dangerous airstrike on Iraq. It has been claimed that 3 Yazidi fighters were killed in this attack. This Turkish attack has created panic in Iraq. Although Iraq has a say. Three Yazidi fighters belonging to Turkey’s Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in a Turkish airstrike in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh.
The incident occurred at 5 a.m. local time on Tuesday when a Turkish aircraft bombed the headquarters of the Yazidi militia, known as the Sinjar Protection Units (YBS). The counter-terrorism service of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region said in a statement that three fighters were killed in the provincial capital Mosul.
YBS is a Yazidi militia, formed in 2007 to protect the Yazidi community in Iraq. The group has strong ties to the PKK group, Xinhua news agency reported. The PKK is listed as a terrorist group by Turkey, the US, and the European Union, and Turkish forces frequently conduct ground campaigns, airstrikes, and artillery bombardments against their positions in northern Iraq.
Such a series has been going on between these two countries for a long time. That’s why tension, skirmishes, and attacks often happen in both countries.