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Turkey hits Daesh, PKK positions in Syria, Iraq

Military reports cross-border artillery fire, airstrikes on terrorist targets in north of the two war-ridden neighbors

Servet Günerigök   | 02.06.2016
Turkey hits Daesh, PKK positions in Syria, Iraq

Ankara

ANKARA

The Turkish military said on Thursday it had shelled Daesh positions in Syria, killing five terrorists.

According to a statement issued by the Turkish General Staff, Turkish forces hit two Daesh targets in the Esh-Sheikh and Yahmoul regions of northern Syria on Wednesday.

Turkish warplanes also carried out airstrikes against the terrorist organization PKK in the Metina region in Iraq's north. The operation in the early hours of Thursday morning hit seven targets including shelters and weapons emplacements, the military said.

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