Turkish army uses cluster bombs in Bradost

On May 1, 2018, the Turkish army has bombed the shacks and huts used during the summer by villagers in the Şuşane village in the Bradost region with fighter jets. In the same area, the Turkish army also used clusterbombs, banned by international treaties.

The Turkish army, having suffered heavy losses against the HPG and YJA-Star guerillas in the Bradost-Hakurk region, has bombed the pasturelands used by the villagers in summer months with fighter jets and mortars.

One of the bombings was carried out on May 1 and targeted the Shushane village in the Bradost region. Use of cluster bombs was detected in the attack by fighter jets.

In the village hit by fighter jets, cluster bombs with timers and motion sensors have been documented.

Some of these munitions banned by international treaties had exploded, while undetonated bombs were also found.

Footage from the Shushane village below shows huts and shack bombed by fighter jets and the cluster bombs used in the attack: