March 11, 2018 / 03:51 PM
Turkish jets bomb areas Kurdistan Region

Turkey says its warplanes have destroyed at least 18 targets reportedly belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Kurdistan Region.

The operation took place during the weekend, Anadolu news agency reported on Sunday.

It hit the Hakurk, Zap, Metina, Gara, and Avasin-Basyan regions in the Kurdish autonomous enclave.

Since January, Turkey has also been waging a concerted operation against Kurdish militants known as People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria. The Turkish administration says the YPG is associated with the PKK.

The Syria attacks have, however, forgone Damascus' approval. They have also pit Turkey against the United States which supports the militants.

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