Woman injured in Turkish strikes on Batifa in north of Duhok – reporter


SULAIMANI (ESTA) — A woman was wounded in Turkish airstrikes on Batifa district in north of Duhok early on Tuesday, Esta Media Network reporter said.

Turkish warplanes bombed areas in and around Batifa district after 12 a.m. on Monday, the reporter said.

A woman was injured in the village of Bank Saru in Batifa and was transferred to a hospital in the area, he added.

The Turkish fighter jets also carried out airstrikes in the Amedi and Chamanke districts in Duhok province.

Casualties and damages remained unclear in the strikes.

Turkey intermittently conducts airstrikes against suspected positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Kurdistan Region.

Turkey has taken its decades-old conflict with the PKK deep into the Kurdistan Region, establishing military bases and deploying armed military drones against the fighters in their mountain strongholds.

Most of the operations have focused on territory up to 30 km (20 miles) from the border.

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