Turkey jets hit Kurdistan Region, 19 PKK militants killed

<p style="text-align:left">The Turkish military claimed killing a total of 19 Kurdish militants on Friday during air strikes in the regions of Zap, Gara and Hakurk, in Kurdistan Region, the military said in a statement on Twitter.

Turkey has in recent months carried out strikes on bases of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Kurdistan Region, especially its stronghold in the Qandil mountains, where Ankara has also threatened to carry out a ground offensive.
More than 40,000 people have been killed since the PKK launched its insurgency in Turkey in 1984.
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