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Turkish forces strike Kurdish targets in Iraq

Latest update : 2008-05-29

Turkish warplanes struck 16 Kurdish guerrilla targets in northern Iraq, the latest in a series of air strikes in the region since December, the Turkish military said. Damage assessment was underway.

Turkish warplanes bombed 16 Kurdish rebel targets in neighbouring northern Iraq Thursday, the latest in a series of air strikes targeting the region since December, the Turkish army said.
   
"Fighter jets hit 16 targets," of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party in the Khakurk region in the raid, the general staff said on its Internet site, adding that the raids began at 11:00 am (0800 GMT).
   
Damage assessment was underway after what the army said was a "successful" operation.
 

Date created : 2008-05-29

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