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Turkish F-16 warplanes struck targets belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq overnight in a new air force operation, according to Doğan news agency.
 
Turkish Air Force F-16 warplanes took off around 11:45 p.m. yesterday night, bombing PKK camps and targets around the Kandil and Zap regions of northern Iraq.
 
The operations were launched following unmanned air vehicle data that showed PKK members approaching previously bombed destinations with the aim of resettling.
 
A number of PKK shelters were hit overnight as well, Doğan news agency reported.

December/27/2012

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