Turkey Says 127 Dead in Iraq Battles; U.S. Urges Calm

Feb 25, 2008 (BLOOMBERG) — Turkey said the death toll in three days of battles with Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq reached 127, as the U.S. urged an end to the incursion. The Turkish armed forces have killed 112 militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, including 33 today, the military said on its Web site. Fifteen Turkish soldiers have also died in the conflict, it said. Full Report