Turkish Airstrikes Kill 35 Along Smuggling Route
Ihlas News Agency/European Pressphoto Agency
By SEBNEM ARSU
ISTANBUL — Turkish airstrikes killed at least 35 people in the Kurdish border region with Iraq on Thursday in what the army said was an operation aimed at separatist fighters. Local villagers said the dead were instead young diesel smugglers who had been misidentified by the Turkish military.
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