Turkish jets strike PKK terror targets in N. Iraq

  10 April 2019    Read: 809
Turkish jets strike PKK terror targets in N. Iraq

Turkish fighter jets on Wednesday hit PKK terrorist targets in northern Iraq, according to Turkey's Defense Ministry, Anadolu Agency reported. 

In a statement on Twitter, the ministry said the airstrikes targeted the Zap, Gara and Avasin-Basyan regions.

The operation destroyed shelters, ammunition depots and weapon pits used by PKK terrorists.

The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU. In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the terror group has been responsible for the deaths of nearly 40,000 people, including many women and children.


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