Jets hit PKK targets in Turkey’s southeast, northern Iraq
ANKARA – Anadolu AgencyTurkish warplanes conducted air operations on June 21 targeting outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions both inside the country and in northern Iraq.
Turkish jets destroyed a total of 20 PKK targets in rural areas of the Lice district in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır between 4 p.m. and 4:16 p.m., in addition to another air operation in rural areas of the Şemdinli district in the southeastern province of Hakkari between 7:45 p.m. and 8:05 p.m.
The Turkish General Staff also announced that warplanes hit PKK targets in the Zap and Metina regions in northern Iraq between 10:13 a.m. and 10:21 a.m. and 10 p.m. and 11:11 p.m., respectively.
According to initial examinations, a total of 15 PKK targets, including sanctuaries and ammunition stores, were destroyed in the operations in northern Iraq, the General Staff said in a statement.