A young man was killed and three others were injured Wednesday after a fire broke out in villages belonging to the Shabak al-Shabak in the Baasheqa area.
Giyath Surji, a media officer of the Nineveh Organization of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, told PUKmedia that large fires broke out in villages belonging to the Kurdish Shabak in the area of Baasheqa, adding that the fires were still going on.
He added that a young man was killed and three others were seriously injured by the fires which also caused the burning of about 1000 dunums of agricultural crops in the area.
The civil defense teams continue their efforts to fight the fire without knowing the cause of the fire, Surgi said.
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