The joint operations comment on the Turkish aggression in Erbil and confirm the consultations with the Kurdistan region

security 08/11/2020 20:56 500    

Baghdad today – Baghdad 

Today, Tuesday, the Joint Operations Command commented on the Turkish attack that targeted a military vehicle of the Border Guard in the Sedkan area of Erbil Governorate, and resulted in the martyrdom of two senior Border Guard officers.

The spokesman for the Operations Command, Major General Tahsin Al-Khafaji, said in press statements that “what happened today is a Turkish attack via a drone, which is a dangerous development,” indicating that “the accident led to the martyrdom of two senior officers and there are other details that will be consulted with the brothers in the region.” Kurdistan, to find out how the targeting was carried out and what prompted the Turkish side. ”

The Security Media Cell confirmed, on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, the Turkish attack on Sedkan, north of Erbil.

The cell said in a statement, “Turkey’s blatant attack took place through a drone that targeted a military vehicle of border guards in the Sidakan area and caused the martyrdom of the commander of the Second Brigade, Border Guards of the First District and the command of the Third Regiment / Second Brigade and the driver of the wheel.”

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, a security source revealed the names of the two officers who were among the victims of the bombing of a drone north of Erbil.

The source said, “The bombing that targeted a meeting of Iraqi security leaders with members of the Workers’ Party resulted in the killing of Brigadier General Muhammad Rashid, the commander of the Second Brigade of the Border Guard Force, as well as the commander of the third regiment of the Border Guard, Brigadier General Zubair Hali.”

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