Turkish bombing in Rojava kills journalist

11/20/2022 10:48:11 AM
 Journalist Issam Abddullah killed in a Turkish air raid in Rojava on November 20, 2022.
 photo: KurdSat English
Issam Abdullah was killed in Kobane city, on the Turkish-Syrian border.

Hawar News Agency reporter Issam Abdullah, affiliated with the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria or Rojava, was killed while taking cover from the Turkish bombing of the Takbul Bakul electricity station in Derik suburbs near Qamishli. According to the latest figures, the death toll from the station bombing rose to 9 people, and three others were injured.  

Just after midnight on Saturday, the Turkish warplanes targeted Kobani, al-Shahba, Zarkan, and the village of Takbul in the city of Dêrik in Qamishli, Rojava media reported.

On Sunday, Turkey announced Operation Claw-Sword in retaliation for the Istanbul blast that left six people dead in Aksaray city. In the early morning of November 20, Turkey began an extensive air campaign in the Kurdistan region and Rojava that has caused 47 casualties. 

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