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Turkey strikes PKK targets in Iraqi Kurdistan Sulaimaniyah province

It is less common for Turkey to bomb the Kurdish armed group there. More of the Turkey-PKK conflict in Iraq takes place in Dahuk near the Turkish border.

Turkey bombed multiple possible Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in Iraq this week. The airstrikes took place in the Kurdistan Region’s Sulaimaniyah province, which is a relatively less common location for Turkey-PKK conflict in the country.

Turkey launched airstrikes near the town of Mawat today. Nobody died, but farmland caught on fire as a result, the Kurdish news outlet in Iraq Rudaw reported. Turkey hit the same area Tuesday, Rudaw said. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency reported today that Turkey conducted successful airstrikes against the PKK in the Asos region, which is close to Mawat. Turkish armed and intelligence forces detected their presence via surveillance, according to the outlet 

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