4 PKK terrorists killed in eastern Turkey

Another 5 terrorists surrendered to Turkish forces in Sirnak province near Iraqi border

4 PKK terrorists killed in eastern Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Four members of the PKK terrorist organization were killed in air operations on Saturday in eastern Turkey's province of Agri, according to security forces.

The terrorists were killed in two separate air raids conducted by F-16 fighter jets and military helicopters in the western part of the Mount Tendurek, the sources said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Another five PKK terrorists have surrendered to security forces near a Turkey-Iraq border gate in the Silopi district of the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak, according to a statement from the Sirnak governor’s office released on Saturday.

The PKK, a listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU -- resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015 and since then has been responsible for the deaths of approximately 1,200 security personnel and civilians, including women and children

Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Temmuz 2017, 01:37