28 February 2013, 16:53

Turkish warplanes pound Kurdish bases in Iraq

Turkish warplanes pound Kurdish bases in Iraq

Turkish war planes have attacked the bases of separatist fighters linked with the Kurdistan Workers' Party in northern Iraq, media report.

Fifteen F-16 fighter jets spent six hours pounding PKK targets in the mountainous region near the Iraq-Turkey border.

PKK members allegedly use these bases as a foothold to launch sabotage attacks against Turkish military personnel and infrastructure.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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