Turkish army: over 100 PKK militants dead in recent operations

Turkey's military stated on Friday that PKK gave at least 130 losses during the operations that the Turkish security forces conducted in the last four months.

Turkish army: over 100 PKK militants dead in recent operations

Turkey's military stated on Friday that PKK gave at least 130 losses during the operations that the Turkish security forces conducted in the last four months.

General Staff's Domestic Security Operational Department's Chief Gen. Fahri Kir told reporters, that "PKK terrorist organization gave at least 130 losses --except the ones who surrendered-- in the last four months."

He added that "43 military personnel were killed during those operations, and 60 terrorists surrendered to security forces."

Kir said that "545 terrorists left PKK in 2009, adding that they thought also 148 terrorists left the organization in the first five months of 2010."


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Last Mod: 18 Haziran 2010, 13:01
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