Turkish Air Strikes Kill 15 PKK Militants In Northern Iraq

BAGHDAD, The Turkish army said it carried out air strikes in northern Iraq on Friday and killed 15 Kurdish militants.

The Turkish army said in a press statement: "The air strikes carried out on Kara region against the PKK militants, killing 15 militants."

Turkey has recently stepped up strikes on PKK bases in northern Iraq, particularly in the Qandil Mountains.

Ankara has warned it could launch a ground offensive on Qandil mountains, where senior PKK leaders are believed to be based.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency