Turkish armed forces in a statement on Tuesday 21/2/2017 said that its army had killed a total of 34 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed on Monday separate air raids conducted in northern Iraq.
Turkish F-16 fighter jets pounded on PKK hideouts early Monday as the group was planning an attack against Turkish territory killing 23 PKK fighters.
In another air bombardment, 11 PKK fighters were killed in the afternoon in a military campaign by Turkish Air Forces.
In recent weeks, the Turkish army and air force have accelerated military campaign against the PKK both in Turkish territory and northern Iraq where the group has hideouts for thousands of its fighters.
Turkish government aims to maintain security and hinder the group attacks before upcoming constitutional referendum on April 16.
As military operations intensifies curfew has been imposed in several towns in southeast Turkey where operations are being carried out in the area.