2 soldiers killed in operation in eastern Turkey

Two other Turkish soldiers wounded during the operation against PKK organization in Bitlis province

2 soldiers killed in operation in eastern Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Two Turkish soldiers were killed on early Saturday in an operation conducted by the security forces in eastern Bitlis province of Turkey, according to Bitlis governor's office.

Two other soldiers were wounded during an operation against the terrorist organization PKK, said the statement released by the office.

The statement said that the operation to capture the traitors is still underway.

The PKK -- listed as a terror organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU -- resumed its armed campaign in July 2015 and since then has been responsible for the deaths of around 1,100 security personnel and civilians, including women and children.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 14 Ocak 2017, 11:00