Two civilians were killed in alleged Turkish airstrikes in Xakurke area, Erbil province, on April 28th 2020, according to local sources. Another man was severely injured.
Hengaw wrote that Fakhir Tazaward (35) and Rasheed Miro (36) from the city Oshnavieh, Iranian Kurdistan areas, were killed in a Turkish airstrike as they were collecting plants in the mountains. Other sources also wrote that the men were doing agricultural work.
A source told Hengaw that: “The bodies of the two young men have so far remained in the highlands of Xakurke and their families have not been able to transport them to the city.”
According to @Rojname, another man had been severely injured in the bombardment.
Bas News reported that “the Turkish warplanes reportedly bombarded the borders between the Kurdistan region, Iran, and Turkey on Tuesday morning.”
The incident occured in the morning.
- Fakhir Tazaward 35 years old male from Oshnavieh killed
- Rasheed Miro 36 years old male from Oshnavieh killed
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Reports of the incident mention the mountainous area in the Xakurke region. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for this region are: 36.857648, 44.678650.