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Turkish jets hit IS targets in Syria, Kurds in northern Iraq

  • Image from aircraft cockpit video released by Turkey's state-run agency Anadolu Friday, July 24, 2015, of what they report to be Turkish warplanes striking Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria. Earlier a government official said three F-16 jets took off from Diyarbakir airbase in southeast Turkey early Friday and used smart bombs to hit three IS targets across the Turkish border province from Kilis. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of government rules requiring prior authorisation for comment, said the targets were two command centres and a gathering point of IS supporters. The official said the Turkish planes had not violated Syrian airspace.  (Anadolu via AP Video) TURKEY OUT TV OUT

    Image from aircraft cockpit video released by Turkey's state-run agency Anadolu Friday, July 24, 2015, of what they report to be Turkish warplanes striking Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria. Earlier a government official said three F-16 jets took off from Diyarbakir airbase in southeast Turkey early Friday and used smart bombs to hit three IS targets across the Turkish border province from Kilis. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of government rules requiring prior authorisation for comment, said the targets were two command centres and a gathering point of IS supporters. The official said the Turkish planes had not violated Syrian airspace. (Anadolu via AP Video) TURKEY OUT TV OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Image from aircraft cockpit video released by Turkey's state-run agency Anadolu Friday, July 24, 2015, of what they report to be Turkish warplanes striking Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria. Black object at centre above target is bomb shortly before impact. Earlier a government official said three F-16 jets took off from Diyarbakir airbase in southeast Turkey early Friday and used smart bombs to hit three IS targets across the Turkish border province from Kilis. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of government rules requiring prior authorisation for comment, said the targets were two command centres and a gathering point of IS supporters. The official said the Turkish planes had not violated Syrian airspace.  (Anadolu via AP Video) TURKEY OUT TV OUT

    Image from aircraft cockpit video released by Turkey's state-run agency Anadolu Friday, July 24, 2015, of what they report to be Turkish warplanes striking Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria. Black object at centre above target is bomb shortly before impact. Earlier a government official said three F-16 jets took off from Diyarbakir airbase in southeast Turkey early Friday and used smart bombs to hit three IS targets across the Turkish border province from Kilis. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of government rules requiring prior authorisation for comment, said the targets were two command centres and a gathering point of IS supporters. The official said the Turkish planes had not violated Syrian airspace. (Anadolu via AP Video) TURKEY OUT TV OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • A protester hurls a petrol bomb towards a police car in Istanbul, Friday, July 24, 2015, during clashes between police and protesters denouncing the deaths of 32 people at an suicide bombing Monday in Suruc, southeastern Turkey.  Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria early Friday, in a strong tactical shift for Turkey which had long been reluctant to join the U.S.-led coalition against the extremist group.  (AP Photo/Cagdas Erdogan, Depo Photos) TURKEY OUT

    A protester hurls a petrol bomb towards a police car in Istanbul, Friday, July 24, 2015, during clashes between police and protesters denouncing the deaths of 32 people at an suicide bombing Monday in Suruc, southeastern Turkey. Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria early Friday, in a strong tactical shift for Turkey which had long been reluctant to join the U.S.-led coalition against the extremist group. (AP Photo/Cagdas Erdogan, Depo Photos) TURKEY OUT  (The Associated Press)

Turkey says its jet struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria for the second straight night. The fighter jets also hit camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

It was the first time Turkish jets have struck Kurds in northern Iraq since a peace deal was announced in 2013 between Ankara and the rebel group, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. The group has been fighting Turkey for autonomy since 1984.

A government statement said Saturday that the jets hit PKK shelters, bunkers, storages facilities and other "logistic points." Areas targeted included the Qandil mountains where the PKK's command is based.

It did not specify IS targets struck in Syria.