Turkish army kills another PKK field commander

Photo: Turkish army kills another PKK field commander / Other News

Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.26 / Trend A.Taghiyeva /

Another field commander of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party was killed during special raid held by the Turkish army in the Diyarbakir Province, the Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported on Monday.

According to the newspaper, during special operation, five PKK militants were also killed in addition to the field commander, nicknamed Rojad.

Earlier Turkish newspaper Haberturk reported that as a result of special operation the Turkish army killed two field commanders of the armed units of PKK - Inan Kaymaz nicknamed "Boran" ("Buran") and Hasan Denktas nicknamed Ruhat

Turkish army resumed military operations against them PKK militants after they became active.

Over 10 months Turkish security forces have rendered harmless 716 PKK militants, including 496 terrorists have been killed, 21 were wounded, 44 were arrested and 155 surrendered to the authorities.

During this period, the security forces have held six large-scale and 19 local operations against militants.

The conflict between Turkey and the PKK has lasted for over 25 years. The PKK is recognised as a terrorist organisation by both the UN and the EU.

Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at agency@trend.az

Follow us on Twitter @TRENDNewsAgency