The toll of Turkish airstrike in Iraq

On Wednesday the death toll in a Turkish air raid on a clinic in Iraq’s Sinjar province has risen to eight, local officials said a day after the attack.

Turkey regularly targets northwest Iraq in operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which Ankara considers a terrorist organization.

The Kurdish separatists have waged a decades-long insurgency against Turkey and maintain bases in the rugged mountains across the border in Iraq.

“The number of martyrs in the Turkish bombardment is eight,” officials said in Sinjar, updating an initial toll of three