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Turkish jets destroy PKK positions in northern Iraq

Sinat-Haftanin and Metina areas of northern Iraq

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Six targets belonging to the terrorist PKK organization have been destroyed by Turkish fighter jets in the Sinat-Haftanin and Metina areas of northern Iraq, the military said on Sunday.> TRend

According to a Turkish General Staff statement, Turkish jets launched an air operation on the Sinat-Haftanin area and destroyed two PKK targets, including weapon emplacement and shelter on Saturday.

Four PKK bases, including weapon emplacements and shelters, were destroyed in Metina region on Sunday by Turkish jets.

The PKK - listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU - resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015.

Since then, more than 480 security personnel, including troops, police officers and village guards, have been martyred and over 4,900 PKK terrorists killed in operations across Turkey and northern Iraq.

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