Turkish jets kill 57 PKK terror in northern Iraq

Shelters, defensive positions destroyed in airstrikes earlier this month

Turkish jets kill 57 PKK terror in northern Iraq

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 57 PKK terror were killed and scores of others injured in Turkish airstrikes in northern Iraq earlier this month, the Turkish military announced Friday.

The hits on shelters and defensive positions in the Metina region were conducted on Jan. 13-14, the General Staff said in a statement.

Turkey’s military carries out frequent air operations in northern Iraq against the PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and the EU.

More than 1,100 security personnel and civilians have lost their lives since the PKK resumed its decades-old campaign against the state in July 2015. In that time, more than 10,000 PKK terror have been killed or apprehended.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Ocak 2017, 16:14