Posted by: hevallo | May 26, 2007

Turkey’s invasion of Iraq has begun.

Turkish warplanes violate Iraq’s northern airspace

Duhuk – Voices of Iraq
Saturday , 26 /05 /2007 Time 10:35:44

By Rashid Ahmed

Duhuk, May 24, (VOI)- A military source from Iraq’s Kurdistan region said on Thursday two Turkish warplanes violated Iraqi northern Kurdistan airspace near the borders with Turkey.”Two Turkish warplanes violated today the Kurdistan region airspace for a distance of ten kilometers inside the Iraqi territories,” the source, who asked not to be named, told the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI).The warplanes flew over Kurdish villages west of Zakho, the source added.Meanwhile, local residents from villages on the borders with Turkey told VOI “12 artillery shells were fired from the Turkish territories onto the villages of Nazador and Gali Bazagha with no reports of casualties.”Duhuk, third province within Kurdistan region, is in the farthest north of Iraq and it has borders with Turkey and Syria.

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