Turkish Military Hits PKK Targets as Unrest Over Kobani Deepens

October 14, 2014 12:03 PM

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The Turkish military said it struck Kurdish militant targets after troops came under fire from the rebels, in the latest escalation that threatens peace talks seeking to end a three-decade Kurdish insurgency.

Troops at a military outpost in the southeastern town of Daglica near Turkey’s borders with Iran and Iraq “silenced” Kurdish militants after being attacked from multiple locations, the army said in a statement today. Fighting also broke out in the eastern province of Tunceli after militants “harasse...

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