December 2, 2022

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Turkey says its warplanes hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq

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Turkey has launched a new ground and air cross-border offensive against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, that has left at least 19 suspected Kurdish rebels dead and has wounded at least four Turkish soldiers, Turkey’s defence minister said Monday.

Turkish jets and artillery struck suspected targets of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and commando troops — supported by helicopters and drones — then crossed into the region by land or were airlifted by helicopters, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said.

The military action, called “Operation Claw Lock,” aimed to “prevent terror attacks” and ensure border security following an assessment that the PKK was planning a large-scale attack, the ministry added.

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