Teenager Killed by the Turkish Airstrikes

April 27, 2017 at 8:50 am

Sofyan, 12-year old was killed during the Turkish Airstrike.

His mother was kidnapped by ISIS three years ago.

The Turkish airstrikes on Shingal killed a teenage boy whose mother was kidnapped by ISIS three years ago. Turkish fighter jets bombed some positions of Shingal Protection Units (YBS) an affiliate of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Peshmarga forces in Shingal on Tuesday March-24. The attack killed some members of Peshmarga , PKK and civilians too.

Sofyan Nassir a 12-year old boy from the south of Shingal was killed by the airstrike inside a ceremony hall on Shingal Mountain. “He was inside the hall when the attacked, that hall is used by the YBS members” Naif, who is Sofyan’s uncle said.

Turkish Airstrikes in Shingal caused big damages.

Sofyan’s mother was kidnapped by ISIS three years ago when they attacked Shingal, she has not been released yet.

Haji Mirza, a village chief told Kirkuknow that Sofyan’s father was a member of Shingal Protections Units was in headquarter during the attack. “They were at a refugee camp in Duhok before they move to back to Shingal” Mirza continued.

The spiritual leader of Yezidis condemns the airstrikes and asks for protection from the international community.


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