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112 PKK rebels killed in Northern Iraq
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Some 35 militants of Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) and two Turkish soldiers were killed during aground offensive into northern Iraq on Saturday, Turkish military said.

Turkish soldiers with white cloth as covering walk at night in the cross-border operation in Iraq on February 22, 2008. Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) launched a cross-border ground operation in fight against the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) in the north of Iraq on February 21. According to a statement of the Turkish general staff, TSK have killed 24 PKK members during the operation. (Xinhua/Anadoglu Agency Photo)

Turkey's military General Staff said Sunday that the number of rebels of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) killed during its ground and air offensive in northern Iraq had risen to 112.

The Turkish General Staff said in a statement posted on its website that 33 PKK militants and eight Turkish soldiers were killed during a ground offensive into northern Iraq on Sunday.

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