/ 12/ Turkish soldiers killed in a PKK attack in northern Iraq

BAGHDAD, The PKK has killed 12 Turkish soldiers in Sidkan district of Iraqi northern province of Erbil, the PKK said.

A statement by the armed wing of the Workers’ Party (PKK) said that its elements attacked a position of the Turkish forces in the Khawakrek district, killing 10 Turkish soldiers, while two soldiers were killed and others wounded in a second attack in the Lolan region.

The Turkish army announced on Saturday the killing of 6 members of the PKK during an air operation in northern Iraq./ End

Source: National Iraqi News Agency