Turkish military destroys 20 targets of Kurdish militant group PKK, ministry says

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Istanbul (Reuters) – Turkey carried out air strikes in northern Iraq and destroyed 20 targets of outlawed Kurdish militant group after an attempted terrorist attack in Ankara, the Turkish Defence Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

The Turkish military ramped up air strikes in northern Iraq’s PKK bases in Gara, Hakurk, Metina and Qandil, the statement said.

(This story has been corrected to change ministry to defence, not interior, in paragraph 1)

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