Turkey has launched an airstrike in northern Iraq following a terrorist bomb attack in the capital Ankara, the defense ministry said.
The airstrike destroyed 20 targets belonging to the Kurdish PKK militant group, which claimed responsibility for the bombing.
On Sunday morning, two police officers were wounded in an attack in Ankara, hours before parliament reopened after a three-month summer break.
Two terrorists carried out the attack, Turkey's interior minister, Ali Yerlikaya, said. One died in the blast and the other was killed in a shootout with the police.
In a statement to X, a Turkish government spokesman said that “air operations were conducted against terrorist targets in the Metina, Hakurk, Qandil and Gara regions of northern Iraq at 21:00 on October 1. (BTO).
"A total of 20 targets, caves, bunkers and warehouses used and believed to contain the terrorists responsible were destroyed. Many terrorists were neutralized using the maximum amount of local and national ammunition in the operations conducted," the defense ministry said.