32 Turkish soldiers killed and wounded in an attack north of Dohuk

15/02/2018 - 20:16 Published in News/Kurdistan

The armed wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attack on a Turkish army base north of Dohuk province, confirming the killing and wounding of 32 Turkish soldiers and destruction a tank and two vehicles inside the camp.

The wing in a statement Alsumaria News received acopy of it , said that "our forces launched an attack of eight axes on a camp of the Turkish army in the area of ​​Karbi, in Zakho north of Dohuk province," noting that "the attack resulted killing 22 Turkish soldiers and wounding 10 others, destroying two vehicles and a tank inside the camp as well as burning a large part of the camp."

Witnesses confirmed on Tuesday that PKK militants launched an attack on a Turkish army base in a border area north of Dohuk province.