One civilian was allegedly killed and others injured by a Turkish airstrike in the Bradost mountains.
Kurdistan24 said: “A shepherd who grazed his animals in the Bradost region died in the bombardment of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) warplanes against PKK camps yesterday afternoon.
Speaking to K24, Sidekan District Manager İhsan Çelebi, of Erbil, said that at 11:00 am yesterday, a shepherd died in the Bradost area during the Turkish air plane’s air strike against the PKK.
It was stated that the shepherd named Ebas Mexdid Nimet was from Herir town in Şeqlawe district and she was grazing her sheep in the region.”
CPT Iraqi Kurdistan tweeted: “At least one civilian has been killed and a number of others injured in the Turkish Airforce bombardment of Bradost mountain at 10.40 pm, 17th June, a CPT partner has just reported. He is from a nomadic family who are in the Barda Spian highlands to graze their animals.”
Nupel initially also reported that Mexdid was a shepherd but later updated the story saying he was a peshmerga of the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
The incident occured between 10:40 am and 11:00 am local time.
- Ebas Mexedid 37 years old male Shepherd or peshmerga killed
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Reports of the incident mention the Bradost mountains, for which the generic coordinates are: 36.735469, 44.387908. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.