Turkey ‘neutralized’ 124 PKK militants in one week
As for the past week, at least 124 PKK militants were “neutralized” in counter-terrorism operations on Turkish soil and northern Iraq over the past week, the Turkish army said, Turkish media reported.
In a weekly statement, the Turkish General Staff said the army conducted anti-terror operations in Turkey’s eastern and southeastern provinces of Şırnak, Siirt, Diyarbakir, Mardin, Hakkari and Muş provinces, as well as in the regions of northern Iraq from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1.
A total of 50 shelters, depots and weapon pits of the illegal organization were destroyed during operations, while security forces also seized weapons, explosives and ammunition, the statement added.
The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.