Turkey's army says over 100 PKK 'neutralized' in 6 days

Written by Ahmet Sait Akçay on . Posted in Turkey News

Anti-terror operations took place in 8 eastern, southeastern provinces.

ANKARA (AA) – Over 100 terrorists were 'neutralized' during operations in Turkey's east and southeast between Oct. 20-26 the military said on Friday.

The security forces accounted for 105 PKK terrorists, according to statement from the Turkish General Staff.

Operations took place in eight provinces including Hakkari, Agri, Sirnak, Diyarbakir, Bingol, Batman, Bitlis and Siirt.

The PKK -- considered a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in late July.

Since then, more than 850 security force members have been killed and around 8,600 PKK terrorists killed or apprehended.


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