Turk army enters N.Iraq to hit rebels

A090982344.jpgANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish army entered northern Iraq on Saturday to stop a group of between 50 and 60 Kurdish rebels, the army said and added it could step up its “intervention” in the region if this is needed.

The army operation came a day after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said his cabinet had authorized the armed forces to conduct a cross-border operation against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels.

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