Turkish Armed Forces bomb two major PKK camps
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 22 / Trend A.Taghiyeva /
The Turkish armed forces on Tuesday have bombed two major Kurdistan Worker Party camps, which are in northern Iraq, the Sabah newspaper reported on Wednesday.
F-16 fighters are reported to have launched an operation to destroy the largest bases militants yesterday and the operation continued until night.
PKK leaders Murat Karayilan, Cemil Bayik and Duran Kalkan are supposed to have been in the PKK camps.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state has been on-going for more than 25 years claiming over 40,000 lives. The PKK group is recognised as a terrorist organisation by the UN and the European Union.