ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's armed forces carried out cross-border air operations into northern Iraq between September 5 and 9, hitting 14 Kurdish militant targets, it said in a statement on Monday.

The military also said 25 members of the separatist Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) were killed during the operations.

(Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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