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Turkey bombs N. Iraq, kills 8 PKK members

The Turkish General Staff announced on Saturday that Turkish forces bombed the Avasin-Basyan region of northern Iraq, killing eight PKK members.

"The Turkish army was able to kill eight members of the terrorist PKK organization during an air operation on its positions in northern Iraq," a statement from the General Staff said.

"Three PKK workers were killed in the Metina area and five others were killed in Avasin-Basyan in northern Iraq," the statement added.

Turkish security forces and military forces have been conducting military operations against PKK positions and pursuing elements inside Turkey and northern Iraq for more than 30 years.
Last Modified: Saturday، 29 September 2018 06:09 PM
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