PKK militants attack Turkish base in Iraq

PKK militants attack Turkish base in Iraq

At least 10 people were wounded when protesters attacked a Turkish military camp near Dohuk in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region on Saturday, burning two tanks and other vehicles, residents and Kurdish officials said, Daily Sabah reports.

The crowd was demonstrating over a recent Turkish air raid, a Kurdish official in the region of Dohuk said

Turkey's Defense Ministry wrote on Twitter: "An attack has occurred on one of bases located in northern Iraq as a result of provocation by the PKK terrorist organization. There was partial damage to vehicles and equipment during the attack."

Without naming the base, the ministry said "necessary precautions are being taken regarding the incident."


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