Turkish warplanes launched an air operation against the targets of the outlawed PKK organization in the Qandil region in Iraq, all 12 targets belonging to the terrorist organization were hit, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement posted on its official website on Sunday. (UPDATED)
Turkish warplanes returned to their base safely after fulfilling their mission successfully, the statement also said.
“Works are underway to make a definite assessment on the loss of terrorists. Operations to deal with terrorism will continue inside and outside the country under military needs,” the statement said.
"The operations carried out as part of the anti-terror fight will continue with determination both at home and abroad in accordance with military necessities."
There was no word of casualties in the air raids that began at midnight (2100 GMT) on Sunday. They were the first air strikes reported since Thursday when the Turkish military said it struck 13 PKK targets inside northern
The PKK is listed as a terrorist group by much of the international community including the