Three PKK members killed in Turkey

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Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 2 / Trend /

Three members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been killed during a raid of Turkish army in the province of Elazig on Saturday, the Dogan agency reported.

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

During the reporting period, the security forces held six large 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.

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