Turkey bombed Kurdish rebel targets in Northern Iraq today, claiming strikes on "infrastructure" but no fatalities, the BBC reports. Ten planes reportedly attacked the al-Amadiyah region, which Kurdish officials say is abandoned for fear of military strikes. Turkish officials said the militant PKK "suffered heavy losses in terms of its infrastructure and its human resources."
The Turkish army website warned after the strike that Kurdish rebels "will understand through experience that northern Iraq is not a safe place" said that they "have no chance against the Turkish military." Hundreds of Turkish soldiers launched a ground attack after a similar strike last Sunday. The US, which has shared military intelligence on the Kurds, is against any large campaign against Iraq's most stable region.