30 July 2021

Why is the PKK suspected to have caused wildfires in Turkey?

trtworld.com

As Turkish people wonder if the simultaneous fires in multiple Turkish cities are arson attacks, the country’s air force bombed around 40 targets of the PKK terror group in northern Iraq.More than 71 forest fires that blazed across at least 17 Turkish cities in three days between 28-30 July, left many wondering if the fires were caused by acts of terrorism and sabotage.  Natural causes such as weather conditions or campfires left behind by picnickers are among the common causes of forest fires. [...]