Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militant bases after deadly Ankara attack

March 14, 2016 12:01 PM

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Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militant bases after deadly Ankara attack

BEIRUT — Turkish airstrikes targeted Kurdish militant strongholds in northern Iraq on Monday, a day after a suicide car bombing in Turkey’s capital killed at least 37 people and raised concerns over expanding violence from an internal war with separatists.

There was still no assertion of responsibility from Sunday’s blast in Ankara — less than a month after a similar attack in the city — but the rapidly organized airstrikes suggest Turkish officials suspect Kurdish separatists, who wage attacks in Turkey but have bases over the border in northern Iraq...

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