Baghdad News Desk!!! Three Yazidi fighters belonging to Turkey’s Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in a Turkish airstrike in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh. The incident occurred at 5 a.m. local time on Tuesday, when a Turkish aircraft bombed the headquarters of the Yazidi militia, known as the Sinjar Protection Units (YBS). The counter-terrorism service of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region said in a statement that three fighters were killed in the provincial capital Mosul. YBS is a Yazidi militia, formed in 2007 to protect the Yazidi community in Iraq. The group has strong ties to the PKK group, Xinhua news agency reported. The PKK is listed as a terrorist group by Turkey, the US and the European Union, and Turkish forces frequently conduct ground campaigns, airstrikes and artillery bombardments against their positions in northern Iraq.
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