Turkey’s Air Force Attacks ISIS and PKK in Syria, Iraq

Turkey Air Force jets have carried out fresh attack against the jihadists positions in Syria and northern Iraq in a bid to renew onslaught against … Continue reading Turkey’s Air Force Attacks ISIS and PKK in Syria, Iraq


turkeyTurkey Air Force jets have carried out fresh attack against the jihadists positions in Syria and northern Iraq in a bid to renew onslaught against ISIS.

The statement was made by the Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu.

The Turkish PM’s office had said their fighter jets bombed seven militant Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in Northern Iraq.

Turkey also launched simultaneous ground attacks against the PKK and Islamic State in northern Syria, Reuters said.

Mr Davutoglu added: “Strikes were carried out on targets of the Daesh (Islamic State) terror group in Syria and the PKK terror group in northern Iraq”.

The Prime Minister told reporters that some 590 suspected members of ISIS and PKK and other militant groups had been arrested in raids across Turkey that began on Friday.

The statement came after the bomb attack in Turkey by ISIS that killed 32 people in Suruc.

A Turkish government statement on Saturday said that Turkey is determined to take every step to ensure its peace and security.

Turkey arrested hundreds of its supporters on Friday and said it would let the US use a key airbase to attack is targets.