December 15, 2016 / 9:03 AM / 9 months ago

Turkish army says killed 29 PKK militants in air strikes in northern Iraq

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish warplane bombardment killed 29 militants in an operation targeting Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Dec. 11, Turkey’s military said on Thursday.

Fighter jets struck and destroyed a main headquarters, gun positions and shelters used by PKK militants in the operation in the Zap region of Iraq, the army said.

Writing by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Daren Butler

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