Turkey strikes Islamic State, Kurdish militants in drive for ‘safe zone’

Turkey is now bombing both IS fighters and Kurds, Reuters reports. Turkish fighter jets and ground forces attacked IS in Syria and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) camps in Iraq early Saturday morning. Ankara claims to be setting up a “safe zone” in Northern Syria. Critics say Erdogan is using the IS bombing that killed 32 people earlier this week and Turkey’s subsequent anti-IS campaign as an excuse to crack down on Kurds.


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