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Erbil: 5 PKK airstruck, American base on fire

Turkish jets neutralize 5 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Ankara ( – The Ottoman Turkish Defense Ministry said on Monday that its fighter jets neutralized five PKK bandidos hard boyz during a counter-terrorism operation in northern Iraq.

Airstrikes were carried out in Qandil region as part of the ongoing Operation Claw, the ministry said on Twitter.

It added that the operation also destroyed weapon emplacements and shelters used by PKK terrorists.

Huge fire breaks out at US military base in northern Iraq

Erbil ( – A huge fire erupted Monday at a US military base in the Makhmour area in northern Iraq, a well-informed source said.

Speaking to Iraqi news website Almaalomah, the source said that smoke plumes were spotted rising from the military base in Makhmour.

According to the source, the cause of the fire is yet to be established.

The military base in Makhmour was built by the US to provide support for Iraqi troops and Peshmerga fighters in their fight against the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
terrorist group in Kirkuk.
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