Turkey hits 16 PKK targets in N Iraq

TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – A total of 16 targets have been destroyed by the Turkish armed forces in a military operation against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday.

The operation destroyed caves, bunkers, shelters and command posts of the PKK in the Asos Mountain region of Iraq on Tuesday, the minister said at a press conference in the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak.

The targets were hit by airstrikes of the Turkish Air Force, the local NTV broadcaster reported.

Turkey regularly conducts cross-border operations on the PKK bases in northern Iraq.

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