Turkish fighter jets have bombed Kurdish guerrilla positions in northern Iraq, according to senior security sources. Turkish armed forces have recently conducted several cross-border operations.
The sources, who declined to be named, told Reuters the strikes began after 1900 GMT on Thursday in two separate regions in northern
"Last night two separate regions were bombed where the PKK was believed to be taking shelter," a high-ranking Turkish security official said.
The mayor of the town of
Turkish armed forces have conducted several cross-border operations, including a brief land offensive, against the Kurdistan Workers Party's (PKK) bases in mountainous northern
The government has asked parliament to extend a mandate, which expires next month, to launch further military operations against the PKK in
Since a land offensive in February,
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