Turkish jets hit Kandil




 
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December 18th, 2007  
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Topic: Turkish jets hit Kandil


Turkish jets hit Kandil
Turkish jets, consisting of mainly F-16's and including F-4's fired onto PKK camps in Northern Iraq last night.

Sixty days after the motion authorizing the Turkish government to conduct a cross border operation, the Turkish Armed Forces organized a wide scope air operation against the PKK. The day before yesterday at midnight, 50 planes most of which were F-16's took part in the operation. 17.12.2007

PKK targets in the Kandil Mountains and the regions of Zap, Avaşin and Hakurk in Northern Iraq were all destroyed by F-16 and F-4 war planes in a three-hour-long air operation.

The Turkish Armed Forces held the biggest operation on Northern Iraq the night before last, since the motion for a cross border operation passed. Fifty war planes, most of which were F-16 and F-4 planes, destroyed PKK targets in the Kandil Mountains and the regions of Zap, Avaşin and Hakurk in Northern Iraq. The air operation started at 1:00 am and ended at 4:15 am. After the air operations, armed forces entered the border region between Şemdinli and Çukurca and hit the targets by land. Cobra and Super Cobra helicopters conducted air surveillance on the border.

Link
http://english.sabah.com.tr/C1CE4975...365D44981.html
 


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