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MIDDLE EAST Turkish Air Strike Kills 35 ENN, AFP / Getty Images

Turkish Air Strike Kills Dozens

Turkey killed at least 35 people in an air strike near a Kurdish village inside Iraq on Thursday. The reason for the strike was initially unclear, but the Turkish government later admitted that it had mistaken the group for rebel fighters. The strike apparently ignited several drums of diesel that the targets were carrying. (Fuel, along with cigarettes, is frequently smuggled between villages on the Iraqi border.) A pro-Kurdish party called the strike a "massacre" and said all the victims were under age 20.

December 29, 2011 10:00 AM