October 2007 clashes in Hakkâri
The PKK terrorist organization, which attacks Turkey from regions in Iraq where it has nested, also challenges Iraq's sovereignty, territorial integrity, security and stability, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Aug. 12.
Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others injured in a terror attack by radical groups in northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry said on March 25.
"Two of our heroic fellow soldiers were martyred and two others were injured due to harassment fire in the [northern] Haftanin region of Iraq," said the ministry in a statement.
A Turkish soldier and security guard were killed in counter-terror operations in northern Iraq, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Jan. 13.
The two were martyred during operations in the Haftanin region, said a ministry statement, wishing Allah's mercy upon them and conveying condolences to their grieving families.