Turkish air strikes kill 13 Kurdish militants




 
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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish air force jets and attack helicopters pounded Kurdish militants along the border with Iraq on Thursday, killing 13, the local governor's office and security sources said on Friday. The attack was launched after a drone identified a group of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants on the second day of operations in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, bordering Iraq and Iran, the Hakkari governor's office said. Following a tip-off, one PKK fighter was also killed in a clash on the Habesti plateau on Thursday, the statement said. ...

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