Turkish warplanes bomb northern Iraq

The rebel Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and an Iraqi Kurdish Official stated that Turkish fighter planes bombed theSidakan district of Arbil province in the mountainous northeast of Iraq on Monday.

Reportedly, PKK Spokesman said the bombing targeted Kurdish nomads in the border area. However, he did not specify the extent of the damage or casualties.

In recent weeks, Turkey has carried out several air raids and two ground incursions against suspected PKK rear-bases in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq.