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Turkish jets target PKK shelters in northern Iraq

Airstrikes conducted in Hakurk region, says Turkish Defense Ministry

Fatih Hafız Mehmet   | 23.05.2019
Turkish jets target PKK shelters in northern Iraq

ANKARA 

Turkish fighter jets hit weapon emplacements and shelters used by PKK terror group in northern Iraq, Turkish Defense Ministry said on Thursday.

In a statement, the ministry said airstrikes were carried out in Hakurk region of northern Iraq.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of nearly 40,000 people, including women and children.

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