Turkish warplanes hit 60 PKK targets in Iraq

August 18, 2011 10:04

ISTANBUL - Turkish warplanes struck 60 Kurdish guerrilla targets in a "successful" operation in northern Iraq overnight, military headquarters said in a statement on Thursday.

It said Turkish artillery hit 168 targets in the region before the air operation, which was conducted after Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants ambushed a military convoy in southeast Turkey killing 12 security personnel.

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