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Turkish warplanes hit suspected PKK in n.Iraq

Turkey's military said it had launched air strikes against suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) bases in northern Iraq overnight and on Thursday.

world Updated: Apr 30, 2009 14:09 IST
Reuters

Turkey's military said it had launched air strikes against suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) bases in northern Iraq overnight and on Thursday.

The operation came after nine Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion in Turkey's southeast on Wednesday, in the deadliest such attack on security forces in months.

First Published: Apr 30, 2009 14:05 IST