A total of 36 camps belonging to the PKK terror organization were targeted in counterterror operations conducted in northern Iraq's Qandil, Sinath-Haftanin, Gara, Metina, Avaşin-Basyan, Zap and Khakurk regions, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said in a written statement early Saturday.
Numerous shelters, weapon pits and arsenals were destroyed in the airstrikes, the statement added.
Founded in 1978, the PKK has waged a decades-long bloody campaign against Turkey.
The PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and the EU, resumed its armed campaign in July 2015 after a brief reconciliation period.
Since that time, the PKK has been responsible for the deaths of some 1,200 security personnel and civilians, including women and children, while more than 4,000 security personnel and over 2,000 civilians have been injured.
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