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Turkish airstrikes hit PKK targets in northern Iraq

TURKISH AIRSTRIKES HIT PKK TARGETS IN NORTHERN IRAQ

Turkish Air Forces airstrikes destroyed two PKK shelters and one ammunition depot in northern Iraq late Sunday, said the military.

A Turkish General Staff statement said forces launched an airstrike in the Hakurk area of northern Iraq on Sunday, destroying the PKK-held property.

Separately, security forces seized one machine gun, one infantry rifle, one RPG-7 rocket launcher, and 50 kilograms of ammonium nitrate in the Kagizman district of Turkey's northeastern Kars province, the statement said.

The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015. Since then, it has been responsible for the deaths of around 1,200 people, including women and children.

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