Turkish Fighter Jets Hit Kurdish Targets in Southeastern Turkey

© AP Photo / Emrah GurelA missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts Adana, south-eastern Turkey, Tuesday, July 28, 2015
A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts Adana, south-eastern Turkey, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - Sputnik International
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Two Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jets carried out airstrikes on the targets of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

ANKARA (Sputnik) — Turkish F-16 Falcon fighter aircraft on Tuesday destroyed several targets during airstrikes on positions of the the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey, the Turkish military said in a statement on its website.

A Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters guards a post flying the PKK flag. File photo - Sputnik International
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"Two Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jets spotted several targets of the separatist terrorist organization [PKK] in the Sirnak province and carried out airstrikes on them," the statement said.

"The targets were destroyed. The damages incurred by the militants are being assessed," the document said.

Tensions between the Kurdish community and the Turkish authorities rekindled after Ankara launched an anti-terror operation against the Islamic State terrorist group and the PKK following two separate terrorist attacks.

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