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ANKARA, August 28. /TASS/. Militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have fired four rockets on an airport in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, the Dogan news agency reported on Sunday. According to the agency, the airport’s police checkpoint came under fire. There were no immediate reports about casualties.
According to Turkey’s TV channel NTV, there were no casualties as a result of the attack. According to the report, the airport’s police checkpoint was targeted. The TV channel quoted the governor of the province as saying that the blast only smashed several windows.
According to reports, the rocket attack did not disrupt the airport’s operation.
Ankara declared on Wednesday morning that the Turkish army had begun an operation into the territory of neighboring Syria. Turkish armor and ground troops, including commando units, in cooperation with the allied armed groups of the Syrian opposition crossed the border into Syria. Ankara said the purpose of its military operation is the struggle against the Islamic State terrorist group and Kurdish militias.
Damascus condemned the operation saying it regards such actions as an outright violation of Syria’s sovereignty.