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Due to Turkish shelling on Qara Baba, school’s building changed


AFRIN – The Committee for the Education of the Democratic Society in the Rajo district of Afrin Canton has opened a school for students of the village of Qara Baba in one of the houses of the village after their school was bombed by the Turkish occupation army.

As a result of the shelling by the Turkish occupation army of the “al-Shaheed Akeid” elementary school in Qara Baba, part of the Rajo area of Afrin canton preventing the children from going to school due to the fear of shelling.

The school administration has started to look for an alternative building. In coordination with the Democratic Society Movement in the area, a house was provided as an alternative to the school, which was the result of the barbaric Turkish bombardment.

The house consisted of two rooms, in which 26 students were distributed, one for students in grades 1, 2 and 3, and the second for students in grades 4, 5 and 6, to complete their studies.

“The village school building was bombed more than ten times, which caused the school’s building to be severely damaged,” Shervin Dinkli, the school’s principal and a teacher, told the school. “The parents were afraid not to send their children for fear of bombing.”

As for the search for an alternative building, Shervin has referred to the help of the Democratic Society Movement, “At the beginning of the new school year, we were late in opening the school until the Democratic Society Movement secured us a home as an alternative to our old school.”

Where Shervin confirmed in her speech that as a committee of training the Democratic Society Movement in the area will carry out the necessary repairs to the new building and complete all the requirements.

“Today, things are going well, and the current school is witnessing a large number of children from the village because it is located in the middle of the village, unlike the old school that was located on one side of the village, opposite to the artificial border between Rojava and North Kurdistan,” she said.