Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Northern Iraq
ANKARATurkish fighter jets and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) struck outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on May 16, killing 11 militants, the Turkish General Staff has said, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A statement said the air raid hit targets in the Zap and Matina regions, destroying shelters, caves, bases, weapons and machine gun emplacements.
The militants were allegedly preparing to attack Turkish security stations along the border, the statement said.
The air force has been conducting regular air strikes on PKK facilities in both northern Iraq and Turkey since July 2015.