Turkish Air Force fires at PKK camps in northern Iraq
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.24 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Turkish Air Force fired at camps of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq on Monday, the Milliyet newspaper reported on Monday.
Ten F-16 fighters fired at five camps for four hours.
Turkish army resumed military operations against them PKK militants after they became active.
Over 10 months Turkish security forces have rendered harmless 716 PKK militants, including 496 terrorists have been killed, 21 were wounded, 44 were arrested and 155 surrendered to the authorities.
During this period, the security forces have held six large-scale and 19 local operations against militants.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK has lasted for over 25 years. The PKK is recognised as a terrorist organisation by both the UN and the EU.