Friday, 27 Jan 2023

Dozens of PKK fighters neutralized in the mountains of Qandil in northern Iraq

BAGHDAD, The Turkish army announced on Sunday that it had neutralized 35 militants in air strikes carried out by its fighters on PKK positions in the northern Iraqi town of Qandil.

The Turkish military said in a statement that the Turkish army fighters, carried out on June 15, raids on PKK positions in Qandil Mount."

"The raids resulted in the neutralization of 35 militants from the party," the statement said.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkish warplanes bombed a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the Qandil mountains in Iraq, and that Ankara believed that some of the militants were wounded.

In an interview with Television Station Channel 7, Erdogan said that the warplanes bombed a meeting point in the Qandil mountains, where PKK leaders are believed to be based.

He explained that the army will announce the result of air attacks in the coming hours.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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