An Iranian bomb attack on the city of Koysinjaq in Erbil, Iraq killed one person and wounded 8

An Iranian bomb attack on the city of Koysinjaq in Erbil, Iraq killed one person and wounded 8
An Iranian bomb attack on the city of Koysinjaq in Erbil, Iraq killed one person and wounded 8

An Iranian bomb attack on the city of Koysinjaq in Erbil, Iraq killed one person and wounded 8

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards renewed their rocket attacks Headquarters of the Kurdish opposition parties The Iranian authorities are based in the city of Koysanjaq, 60 km east of Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region.

The President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government condemned the Iranian bombing, considering it a violation of sovereignty, while an official announced the death of one person and the injury of 8 others in the rocket attack.

Field sources told correspondents from Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath that Monday morning’s Iranian rocket fire targeted the locations of Iran’s Kurdish factions in Koysanjak.

Iranian Kurdish fighters in Erbil, Iraq – Reuters archives

The bombing caused fear and panic among the residents of the area, and he gave no information about the human and material damage caused by the bombing.

For its part, the media network Rudaw reported that the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the region had been the target of rocket attacks.

On Monday, an Iranian military source confirmed “missile and drone strikes” on Kurdish opposition groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Iran’s Fars news agency quoted the source as saying: “Iran launched drone and missile attacks on terrorist party centers in the northern Iraq region.”

And Al-Alam TV quoted Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani as saying that Tehran will not remain silent on extremist activities in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region this Monday after the Revolutionary Guards raided the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran set their sights on Erbil.

Weeks ago, the Kurdish human rights organization Hengau announced that the artillery of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards had bombed the bases of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the Bradost border hills.

She stated on her Twitter account that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards also bombed Kurdistan Free Life Party bases near Penjwin district in Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah province, near the Iranian border. The bombing followed another that targeted locations in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Tehran often bombs some areas in northern Iraq where Iranian Kurdish opposition parties and organizations are based, which have historically waged an armed insurgency against the Iranian regime, despite the decline in their military activities in recent years.

However, these organizations are still very critical of the situation in Iran and have become very active recently, which appears to have angered Tehran as it has posted clips on social media of demonstrations the country witnessed that have been ongoing ever since Death of young woman Mahsa Amini on September 16 after being arrested by the so-called “morality police”.


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