Iranian soldiers cross into northeastern Iraqi Kurdistan Thursday and attack villages

DEBKAfile Intelligence

August 24, 2007

Mayor of Choman Abdul Wahid Gwany said they crossed in 10 places, traveling some 5 km into the mountain region and bombing villages as they drove. Some villagers were killed. DEBKAfile adds: The apparent targets were Iranian Kurdish rebels, members of PJAK, who are reported holed up in mountain havens in this part of Iraqi Kurdistan.