21 March 2018

Turkish air forces shelling northern Iraq

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Turkish air forces are shelling positions of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist group in northern Iraq, the General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces said in a message on June 8.

The Turkish air forces have destroyed 13 strongholds of the terrorists.

Last time the Turkish air forces shelled the PKK positions in northern Iraq on June 5.

The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 25 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives. The UN and the European Union listed the PKK as a terrorist organization.

2016.06.08 / 12:45
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