Turkish strikes kill teenage girl in Iraq's north

June 20, 2010 12:07

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq  — A local official said Turkish air raids in Iraq's Kurdish north have killed a teenage girl — the first reported civilian death from shelling that began last week.

Karmang Ezzat, mayor of the Soran border town, said Sunday that the girl's mother and 3-year-old brother also were wounded in the previous night's attack.

Turkey said Kurdish rebels have killed 12 Turkish soldiers in the recent fighting.

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