Turkey eliminates over 20 terrorists within country
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
During the previous week, 24 terrorists were killed as part of anti-terrorist operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern provinces of Turkey, the Turkish Interior Ministry said in a message March 26.
The message says that 300 kilograms of explosives were also seized during the operations.
Operations against the PKK terrorist organization will be continued, according to the message.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for more than 30 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives.
The UN and the European Union list the PKK as a terrorist organization.
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