Turkey began a ground operation against the Kurds in Iraq. Earlier it was reported about the attack of the Turkish air force at the position of the Kurds in Northern Iraq.
About the beginning of the special operation against Iraqi Kurds, the Turkish unit of CNN. The data was retrieved the evidence and other respectable news agencies, who stressed that the information acquired is not considered a data source, and official information.
The Turkish side has officially announced that the army powers crossed the border into Iraq to conduct "kratkorocnoj" operations in pursuit of Kurdish rebels. The officials stressed that the troops entered Iraq, chasing hot on the heels of the fighters of the Kurdistan workers party, was involved in the explosion, which killed 16 soldiers.
"This is a short-term measure designed to prevent the escape of the terrorists," Associated Press quoted a Turkish official. Therefore, long-term of finding soldiers of Turkey on the ground of Iraq is not yet scheduled.
Earlier, the Turkish air force conducted a massive attack on the position of the Kurds on the ground in Northern Iraq. The airstrikes were conducted 53 by F-16 and F-4, TV channel NTV.
According to some, the operation continued throughout the night. Were dropped 130 bombs and struck 20 goals PKK in areas Kandil, Hakurk, Avasin, Busan, Metin Gard, West of the Kurdish Autonomous region of Northern Iraq. Destroyed at least 40 militants.
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