KNK statement on Turkish aerial attacks on Rojava and Shengal

Kurdistan Solidarity Network

Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) released a statement regarding the Turkish airstrikes on Shengal (Sinjar-Iraq/Kurdistan) and Dêrik (Karaçokê-Rojava/Kurdistan).

Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) released a statement regarding the Turkish airstrikes on Shengal (Sinjar-Iraq/Kurdistan) and Dêrik (Karaçokê-Rojava/Kurdistan).

The statement by KNK is as follows:

“According to the latest information, 26 Turkish warplanes attacked Amûd and Geliyê Kersê of Shengal/Sinjar. The bombardment is still going on. It has been learned that prior to the aerial operation, communication networks had been completely cut in Dêrik and its surrounding areas.

Many civilian Kurds and Kurdish fighters killed and wounded

Last night, Turkish warplanes bombed Dengê Rojava Radio and ÇIRA-FM and also YPG headquarter in Karaçokê of Dêrik city. In relation to the attack, YPG general commander released a statement in which it called upon the Rojavan people to stand up for themselves. YPG statement declared; “On Tuesday 25 April, at 02:00 o’clock, Turkish warplanes launched an…

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