Two PKK militants dead in Turkey clashes

A military operation in the region supported by helicopters was underway, Anatolian said.

Two PKK militants dead in Turkey clashes

At least two PKK militants were killed in a gunfight with Turkish security forces late on Thursday, officials said.

The militants were killed and two others were apprehended while transporting logistical equipment in the Black Sea province of Gumushane, according to the state-run Anatolian news agency, citing a statement from the governor's office.

Turkish security forces speaking on condition of anonymity said three militants were killed in the firefight.

A military operation in the region supported by helicopters was underway, Anatolian said.


Reuters

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