Turkey conducts ground raid against Kurd militants in Northern Iraq: TV

Reuters News
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Posted: Nov 07, 2012 8:45 AM

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish ground forces carried out a two-day cross-border operation targeting Kurdish militants in northern Iraq on November 5-6, Turkish media reported on Wednesday.

Broadcaster NTV said the Turkish commando troops had crossed up to 5 km (3 miles) inside Iraq. Turkey's military, which rarely talks to the media, could not immediately be reached for comment.

(Writing by Jonathon Burch; Editing by Janet Lawrence)