Turkish troops cross the border into Southern Kurdistan

Turkish troops cross the border into Southern Kurdistan

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Turkish troops cross the border into Southern Kurdistan
ANF News ^ | Saturday, 17 Jun 2017, 09:13 | ZAP

Posted on 06/17/2017 5:15:12 AM PDT by Texas Fossil

Turkish troops have crossed the border into Southern Kurdistan. Clashes that erupted upon the response of guerrillas continue.

Turkish troops moving in Çukurca district of Hakkari have crossed the border into Southern Kurdistan last night. During clashes that erupted upon the response of guerrillas, 14 soldiers have been killed. Clashes and Turkish airstrikes continue in several locations.

ANF reporters on the ground provided the following details:

Turkish fighter jets started to shell Çukurca borderline at 20:00 Friday evening. Turkish troops started to move and crossed the border following the aerial strikes. Heavy clashes erupted between guerrillas and Turkish soldiers that targeted Martyr Munzur, Small Cilo and Qela Bedewê areas.

Turkish soldiers entered a location where guerrillas had laid explosive traps before. Explosions and crossfire by guerrillas left 14 soldiers dead here. Guerrilla sources report that the number of soldiers killed here could be higher.

Military activity continues towards Biznê and Qela Bedewê areas in the same region. Turkish soldiers are trying to advance but cannot, due to the response and intervention of guerrilla forces.

Intense ground and aerial activity in the mentioned region continues.

TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Syria
KEYWORDS: invade; syria; troops; turk

This is not the first time Turkey has crossed the border, but they are applying heavy pressure and getting very heavy resistance.

Erdogan the Islamist is not happy with how the Middle East is divided over the Qatar and Turkish support of the Muslim Brotherhood and other issues.

I think this incident is in Iraq, just past the Turkish Border.

Am trying to pinpoint exactly the spot and think the time zones are about 8 hours ahead of my CDT in the US.

Turkey has a presence in Iraq, on pretense of helping eliminate ISIS. In my opinion, Turks never plan on leaving Iraq. Erdogan and Barzani (Kurd leader in Iraq) have had close business relationships. This will be a problem.

To: Texas Fossil

2 posted on 06/17/2017 5:23:03 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine … now it is your turn …)

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