Turkey says hit Kurd rebel targets in N. Iraq last week

By REUTERS
July 2, 2012 15:13

ANKARA - Turkey's armed forces command said on Monday it had carried out air strikes on three Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq between June 26-30.

In a statement, it said the strikes were carried out in the Qandil and Zab areas and targeted shelters belonging to the "separatist terror organization", a term used to describe the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which is fighting for greater Kurdish autonomy in Turkey. It gave no further details.


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