Makhmur People’s Assembly’s statement on Wednesday’s attack
Makhmur People’s Assembly said the Iraqi Central Government and the forces using Iraqi airspace are responsible for the aerial attack that hit the refugee camp Wednesday evening, the perpetrator of which is not known yet.
Makhmur People’s Assembly released a written statement about the attack that hit Makhmur Refugee Camp Wednesday evening.
The statement said the following;
At around 18:45 on December 6, Self-Defense Forces at the UN-supervised Makhmur Martyr Rüstem Refugee Camp were targeted by an aerial bombardment. This attack left martyrs and injured among Makhmur Self Defense Forces.
Makhmur Self-Defense Forces were established for the protection of civilian people in Makhmur Refugee Camp against ISIS attacks in 2014’s August. The defense units formed by residents of the camp have actively defended the civilians in the camp against ISIS attacks.
The Iraqi Central Government and the forces using Iraqi airspace are responsible for this attack, the perpetrator of which is not known yet. The airspace in which this attack was carried out is guarded by Iraqi Central Government. We expect the Iraqi Central Government to make an urgent statement about the attack.
Details about this attack which targeted a refugee camp where civilian people are living, will be made public in the following hours.”