Turkish warplanes target forests in Qandil

The invading Turkish army continues destroying the nature of Kurdistan under the pretext of military operations.

Turkish warplanes shelled the surroundings of Bukriskan and Zergele villages in Qandil region Friday noon. The bombardment that lasted an hour targeted the vineyards and orchards of the local people.


The shelling affected hundreds of hectares of forested land where large numbers of trees burned to the ground.

The fires have spread to a larger area and are still continuing.

In 2015, Turkish fighter jets targeted the village of Zergele, killing 8 civilians.

The Turkish army bombed the surroundings of Deşte Kafya and Gunde Guze areas in Gare region of Medya Defense Zones on August 14. The bombardment started a fire in the region.