Turkish soldiers and village guards uproot trees in Amed countryside
Turkish soldiers cut down trees during a military operation in Lice with the participation of village guards.
The Turkish army launched a three-day operation on April 14 that covered Dibek (Dêrxus), Arıklı (Huseynik) and Karahasan rural neighborhoods in Lice district of Amed (Diyarbakır).Turkish soldiers partaking in the operation uprooted the trees in the forest area in the Dibek region.
The destruction of trees was resumed yesterday with chainsaws, this time in another part of the forest. The action was joined by village guards brought from Kulp district with the help of the work machines dispatched to the area.
The destruction of trees was terminated in the evening as Turkish soldiers and village guards withdrew from the area.