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Turkish warplanes bomb 152 targets in Iraq
Posted By admin On September 21, 2011 @ 5:39 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Sept 21, 2011
ANKARA — Turkish warplanes hit 152 targets of the outlawed Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) in the north of Iraq since Aug. 17, General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces said Wednesday.
Turkish warplanes have bombed shelters, checkpoints and ammunition depots of the PKK in the north of Iraq since Aug. 17, 2011, the general staff said in a statement posted on its website.
PKK’s acts in the north of Iraq would be monitored and air strikes would take place when new targets were determined, the statement said.
The PKK has recently intensified its attacks on Turkish troops and Turkish officials who have vowed to reciprocate with absolute determination.
Listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union, the PKK took up arms in 1984 to create an ethnic homeland in southeastern Turkey. More than 40,000 people have been killed in conflicts involving the PKK during the past over two decades.
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