Turkish air strikes killed four Barzani Peshmerga in Sinjar

SULAIMANI (NRT) – Four Peshmerga of Kurdistan Democratic Party were killed in Turkey’s air raids against the Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) in Sinjar, a commander said.

Peshmerga Deputy Commander in Sinjar, Brigadier General Sme, told NRT on Tuesday (April 25) that one of the Peshmerga headquarters was targeted by Turkish warplanes in Sinjar.

The deputy commander added that four Peshmerga and one regular employee had been killed and several others wounded due to the attack.

Turkish military jets shelled the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)-affiliated YBS positions in Sinjar early morning on Tuesday.

YBS commander, Zardasht Shingali, told NRT that nearly 26 Turkish military jets launched airstrikes against several YBS positions and civilian buildings in Sinjar at 2 a.m. on Tuesday.

Turkey also shelled positions of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northeastern Syria on Tuesday, killing a number of its fighters and wounding several others, the YPG said in a statement.