A local “security source” reported that four civilians were killed and others wounded in the evening of January 22nd, in the province of Kurdistan after Turkish airstrikes targeted Rashawa in the area of Deira Lock of Dohuk province.
According to Alayam, witnesses told the German news agency DPA that “four of them, north of Dohuk, were killed by the Turkish aircraft bombing this evening and that a fifth citizen is still missing.” The witnesses added that “the villagers were able to find two bodies and the search is underway for the other two bodies”. Relatives of the missing citizen reported that he was also located in the mountainous area targeted tonight.
Rudaw named two of the victims and said they were in the area to fish. There is also speculation that they were Peshmerga forces.
Fazel Hawramy initially tweeted that two civilians, both of them barkeepers, were killed but later updated the death toll to four.
Babylon FM published a similar report, naming four dead civilians, two of them barkeepers. However, in the picture, one of them is shown in a military uniform.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Azad Shahin Adult male killed
- Wahid Baki Adult male killed
- Jegr Muhammad Tahr Age unknown male killed
- Azad Majd Adult male killed