Turkish fighter jets destroyed 18 PKK targets in northern Iraq

BAGHDAD-The Turkish army announced on Sunday the destruction of 18 PKK positions in northern Iraq in an air strike.

"The Turkish air force targeted the PKK positions in the areas of Hakkurk, Zab, Matina, Gara and Basian in northern Iraq," the Turkish army chief said in a statement.

"The sites are used by elements of the PKK to launch attacks against the Turkish army and its military bases in the region," the statement said.

He pointed out that the elements of the PKK at the target points, were planning to launch attacks against Turkish posts near the border with Iraq. "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency