Turkish troops kill 77 Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq

February 27, 2008 13:45

Turkish troops have killed 77 Kurdish rebels in night-long clashes in northern Iraq, the military said Wednesday. Five soldiers were also killed. The total death toll for the rebels has reached 230 since the incursion began Thursday, the military said, while 24 soldiers have been killed. The military said three pro-government village guards also have been killed during the operation.

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