War Crime Alert: Turkey ground forces invade Iraq ~ [Collection of Reports in Eng/Fra]

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Turkey ground forces invade Iraq in ‘hot pursuit’ of PKK

(PressTV) ~ Two units of Turkish special forces have crossed into northern Iraq in “hot pursuit” of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants after a deadly attack on the army.

“Turkish security forces crossed the Iraqi border as part of the hot pursuit of PKK terrorists who were involved in the most recent attacks,” a Turkish government source said on Tuesday.

“This is a short-term measure intended to prevent the terrorists’ escape,” the source added.

Turkey’s Dogan news agency quoted unnamed military sources as saying that two battalions from Turkey’s special forces crossed the border.

The move comes after at least 14 police officers were killed in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Turkey’s Igdir Province earlier on Tuesday.

In a separate development on Tuesday, at least three Turkish police officers were reportedly killed in a rocket-propelled grenade attack by PKK militants…

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