‚Turkish air strike kills 30 in southeast Turkey‘

29.12.2011                      03.Tewet. 5772

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'Turkish air strike kills 30 in southeast Turkey'

Ankara's warplanes mistake smugglers for PKK militants along the country's southeastern border with Iraq.

Turkish warplanes killed 30 people in an air strike in southeastern Turkey near the Iraqi border overnight, apparently mistaking smugglers for Kurdish militants, a local official told Reuters on Thursday.
Turkish warplanes strike militant targets regularly in the region in their battle against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) guerrillas, and have stepped up raids after a PKK attack in August….