Turkey says strikes Kurdish rebel targets in Northern Iraq

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Posted: Jun 20, 2012 11:05 AM
Turkey says strikes Kurdish rebel targets in Northern Iraq
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes and attack helicopters carried out strikes on suspected Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq, the general staff said on Wednesday, after deadly clashes in southeast Turkey a day earlier.In a statement posted on its website, the general staff said it had "effectively" hit targets belonging to the "separatist terror organization", a term used to describe the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). It did not elaborate.(Writing by Jonathon Burch; Editing by Janet Lawrence)