Turkish warplanes hit 28 PKK targets in Iraq

By REUTERS
August 19, 2011 10:17

ISTANBUL - Turkish warplanes struck 28 Kurdish guerrilla targets in northern Iraq on Thursday in a second day of airstrikes before returning to base safely, military headquarters said in a statement on Friday.

It said Turkish artillery also hit 96 targets in the region during the operation, which was conducted against the background of a surge in Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant activity.


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