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Turkish Forces Strike at PKK in Northern Iraq, Hurriyet Reports

October 19, 2011

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Turkish jets struck Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, targets in northern Iraq and land forces pushed across the border in pursuit of PKK members, Hurriyet newspaper reported today.

The action followed PKK attacks that killed 24 Turkish soldiers in the southeast of the country.

To contact the reporter on this story: Steve Bryant in Ankara at sbryant5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steve Bryant at sbryant5@bloomberg.net


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