Turkey says it launched an air offensive against Kurdish separatist rebels into northern Iraq in retaliation for Saturday's attack against a Turkish military base. The number of casualties is not known.
"Targets proven to belong to the PKK terrorist organisation in northern
The attacks, which began after 1500 GMT, targeted members of a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) group who had escaped into Iraq from
The statement, released on the military's website, said that efforts were being made to determine the extent of the casualties inflicted on the Kurdistan Workers Party.
Date created : 2008-05-11