Turkish jets bomb Qandil, Maxmur and Shengal - UPDATED

The Turkish state continues its genocidal attacks in three parts of Kurdistan.

Turkish fighter jets taking off from Amed (Diyarbakır) have carried out a series of strikes in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq tonight.

According to initial reports, the air raids target the Medya Defense Zones, vicinity of the Maxmur Refugee Camp and Shengal (Sinjar).

Several locations have been bombed in the Medya Defense Zones, including  Çiyayê Direbî, Kozînê, Balayan and Çiyayê Nasir.

According to local sources, the aerial bombardment in Maxmur region continues and residents of the camp have taken to the streets to protest against the attack.

Reports from the ground say that the bombardments have started a fire in the agricultural land in the surroundings of the camp. The activity of reconnaissance aircraft is continuing.

Several locations were shelled during the ongoing bombardment in Shengal and Khanasor regions, including the Serdesht Hospital.

The bombardment has begun at 00:00 local time and is reported to be continuing at the moment.

The sounds of the air raids can be heard from Derik city of Rojava.

As many as 20 fighter jets are reportedly joining the aggression before which dozens of jets were dispatched to Amed.