Scenes of devastation after clashes in Kurdish town of Cizre in Turkey

Images coming out of southeastern Turkey show the town of Cizre in ruins. Located in the predominantly Kurdish province of Sirnak, fighting there has recently become as intense as the battles raging just across the border in neighbouring Syria.

Kurdish town of Cizre in Turkey

  • simus1

    PKK were supported by the USSR way back when.

    Probably erdogan figured a preventative massacre was called for just in case.
    Or maybe a turkish/kurd reenactment rehearsal celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide that never happened got out of hand.

  • Horrible.