Rasho: Aqiba massacre is heinous crime against humanity

The co-chair of the Kurdish Red Crescent of Afrin canton, Angela Rasho said that the massacre in the village of Aqiba is heinous crime against humanity, noting that they as a Red Crescent team are on constant alert to reach the sites of the bombing and rescue the wounded as soon as possible.

Yesterday, three members of the same family were martyred and three other civilians were injured by Turkish army air strike on the village of Aqiba in Sherawa district of the occupied canton of Afrin.

Residents of the village of Aqiba and Kurdish Red Crescent staff were able to exhume the bodies of the martyrs from the rubble after the shelling stopped.

The co-chair of the Kurdish Red Crescent in Afrin canton, Angela Rasho stated: "On the night of the 25th of this month, the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries bombed the villages of Sherawa district and al-Shahba canton with shells and heavy weapons.

Angela said the shelling targeted the homes of unarmed civilians, causing another massacre against the people of Afrin, resulted in the martyrdom members of an entire family of Afrin displaced persons who fled towards the villages of Sherawa to avoid Turkish shelling.

Angela said "The brutality of the Turkish occupation has led to the demolition of the entire house over the heads of its owners and their bodies still remained under the rubble."

Angela Rasho reported that as a Kurdish Red Crescent team, they did their jobs and rushed to reach the wounded and civilian martyrs, and removed them from the rubble.

Angela Rasho said they are on constant alert to reach the bombing sites at full speed and rescue the wounded.



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