BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – A throng Kurdish protesters stormed the headquarters of the Turkish military in the Dohuk Governorate of the Iraqi-Kurdistan region, NRT TV reported this afternoon.

According to the NRT TV report, the protesters stormed the Turkish Army’s HQ inside the town of Shiladze, prompting some of the soldiers to leave their base.

The Kurdish security forces in Dohuk are now working to disperse the protesters as gunfire was reported from the scene.

The people are reportedly protesting the recent Turkish airstrikes that killed several civilians and a Peshmerga soldier on January 23rd.

 

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