“Yesterday, two hours after the terrorist attack in Ankara, [Turkey] conducted an air operation in Haftanin, Northern Iraq; the operation lasted one hour. The operation targeted a group of 60-70 people, including the leader of the PKK,” the statement read.
Yesterday, the explosion took place at a military housing complex near the Turkish parliament building in Ankara. A fire then broke out at the site of the explosion. At least 28 people were killed and over 60 were injured.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu cancelled his visit to Brussels in the wake of the attack.
No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.