Turkish army set forest on fire in Amed

The invading Turkish army set on fire the forest in the countryside of Barin in Amed.

According to the information received, Turkish soldiers launched an operation in the countryside of Barin on Tuesday, 30 June.

The soldiers set on fire the forest during the operation. As the fire spread in the area, the villagers were not allowed to intervene.

The flames approached the neighbourhood, arriving just 500 meters away. Firefighters belonging to Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality and Kulp Municipality too did not intervene. Neighbourhood residents are anxious and want to extinguish the the fire as soon as possible.