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Rockets Fired at Turkish Airport in Suspected Kurdish Attack

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Diyarbakır Airport in Turkey. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Diyarbakır Airport in Turkey. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Four rockets were fired at Diyarbakir Airport in south-east Turkey by suspected Kurdish militants, causing airport staff and passenger took shelter inside the airport’s terminal building for safety, according to Dogan news agency.

The intended target of the heavy bombardment was a police checkpoint located near the VIP lounge, added the agency. The shelling missed, with rockets landing on wasteland close around midnight (local time) on Saturday, 27 August, said broadcaster NTV.

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  • Terrorism is always not helpful, but also Turkish Erdogan regime is well known to be brutal and had persecute kurdish right for century and still negate to the quite big minority the right of autonomy. Why? Also Erdogan had and is using military intervention in brutal war against Kurds in Syria, Iraq and in their homeland. Turkish genocide of Armenian and other minority including Jews, in the past, is keep they horrible historic wrongdoing alive with they oppression-brutality and attack on Kurd. US and EU with NATO and Russia are permitting such thing and US president Obama Barack should had be remove a long time ago from office as he had fail many test and for many other reason.