Turkish planes fly over northern Iraq to mark PKK targets
ANKARAFour Turkish jets have flown over northern Iraq to mark targets of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), according to a statement issued by the Turkish General Staff.
The statement came after three non-uniformed Turkish soldiers were shot dead by masked men in the Yüksekova district of the southeastern province of Hakkari on Oct. 25.
Seven people have been detained since the shooting.
The General Staff said RF-4E surveillance planes were involved in the mission.
It also said 15 AK-47 rifles were captured in a civilian car during inspections in the Beytüşşebap district of the southeastern province of Şırnak.