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Turkish Soldier Dies Of Injures He Sustained In Clash With PKK In Northern Iraq

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Turkish Soldier Dies Of Injures He Sustained In Clash With PKK In Northern Iraq

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On July 28, a Turkish service member died from injuries he sustained in a clash with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq’s northern region, where the Turkish military has been conducting Operation Claw-Lock.

The Turkish Ministry identified the service member as Staff Sergeant Batuhan Simsek. In a statement, the ministry said that Simsek was seriously wounded when PKK fighters in the Operation Claw-Lock zone opened harassing fire on Turkish soldiers. The service member, who was taken to a hospital, could not be saved despite all medical interventions.

Simsek was the sevenths Turkish service member to be killed in northern Iraq this week, and the overall 43th since the beginning of Operation Claw-Lock in mid-April.

Turkey acknowledged losing a service member and four security officers in northern Iraq on July 25, and another service member on July 27. Some of casualties were reportedly killed in attacks by the PKK. However, the rest were allegedly killed in rocket and drone attacks which were carried out by pro-Iranian factions. The attack targeted Turkish military bases in the provinces of Duhok and Nineveh.

The recent attacks by the PKK and pro-Iranian factions were a response to the July 20 Turkish strikes on Zakho district in Duhok. The strikes, which targeted a number of tourist resorts, claimed the lives of nine civilians. Following the strikes, Baghdad asked Ankara to apologize and withdraw its troops from northern Iraq.

Turkey appears to be determined to continue its operations against the PKK in northern Iraq, despite its recent losses and political pressure from the Iraqi government.

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Ricky Rocky

Fuck Turkey and Erdogan. go PKK and YPJ

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Attila

How’s Mama ? fake Ricky 🤣

Disinfo

It’s time the world backs a Kurdish homeland!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Attila

Can you divide your own house to somebody else? Clueless idiot dumbo

Yuri

kurds more duplicitous less trustworthy than amereikan

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Bigg Chungus

This Turkish man sadly died for no reason.

Erdog just needs to close the miserable Syria file, hang up his wannabe Sultan’s turban, and move on. Iran and Syria are not to be trifled with! If he wants to dismantle the Zio-American Kurdish terrorism machine, then he has to do it within Syria’s/Iran’s security framework. He doesn’t make the rules outside of Idlib.

Conflict between Iran and Turkey has historically been of no productive use and immensely destructive in reality. Iran versus Turkey is as rational as France versus Germany. Turkey has no greater civilizational companion that Iran, and yet the Islamic world has been held back by centuries of infighting between its two greatest champions.

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james

good job PPK

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Attila

Yes speedi Gonzalez very good job.

mhtsaropinigitakhs

kill Turks everywere!!!

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Attila

Yes re yanni killlll barbarian Turks everywhere…you can’t do it hoping someone else do it for you… clever Greek dumbo yanni

mhtsaropinigitakhs

lol what is Yianni? food? anyways soon we will be killing them as well

Attila

Ok. yanni And yorgo will be waiting for you.

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