Today, Wednesday, a security source reported that the Turkish bombed the Barkh resort in Zakho, Dohuk.
In an interview with Al-Ghadeer, the source stated that “8 martyrs and 10 injured were killed by Turkish artillery shelling targeting Barkh tourist resort in Zakho district in Dohuk governorate.”
The director of Asayish Darkar, Nechirvan Khalil in Zakho, said that “the number of victims as a result of the Turkish bombardment has risen to at least 14, including martyrs and wounded, as an initial toll that can rise.”
Khalil added that “most of the victims are women and children, and the process of rescuing them and transferring them to the hospital is still going on.”
Today, Wednesday, the Security Media Cell issued a statement regarding the bombing in Dohuk.
The statement, which was reviewed by Al-Ghadeer, said that “at exactly 13:50 of this day, corresponding to the twentieth of this month, the resort of Barkh village in the Darkar district of Zakho district in the Dohuk governorate in Iraqi Kurdistan was subjected to violent artillery shelling, which led to the death and injury of 8 citizens. 23 other citizens, all of them civilian tourists, were evacuated to Zakho district.
He added, “The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces directed an immediate investigation into the incident and dispatched the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Deputy Commander of Joint Operations, his Personal Secretary and the Commander of the Border Guard Forces to the scene of the accident to find out its merits and visit the wounded.”