June 20, 2009
A bomb which was placed in a truck exploded outside a mosque in TAZA HURMATU earlier today, causing many victims and injuring over 120 people.
Dr. Sadettin Ergeç, President of the Iraqi Turkmen Front, has appeared on Turkmeneli TV, he said that it is not the first time that Turkmens are targeted, there have been bomb explosions in Taza Khurmatu before, also in Telafer, Amirli, Tuz Hurmatu, Kerkuk, etc.
Dr. Ergeç addressing the Iraqi Prime Minister and the Iraqi government authorities demanded that they either provide adequate protection for the Turkmens or that they give them the means to defend themselves.
It’s a scene of nightmare, people using their bare hands to search for victims under the rubble.
The wounded are taken to the nearby hospital, children are among the injured.
Doctors have launched and urgent appeal for people to come to the hospital to give some blood.
Turkmeneli TV live coverage: