Aerial drones kill 19 PKK in SE Turkey

Turkish army says deaths took place in Bestler-Dereler region of Sirnak province

Aerial drones kill 19 PKK in SE Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Nineteen PKK were killed by a drone strike during an operation against the PKK in the southeastern province of Sirnak early Thursday, according to the Turkish army.

In a statement, the army said the PKK were killed in an aerial drone-backed operation in the Bestler-Dereler region near Sirnak. The operation was launched to frustrate the terrorists’ anticipated preparations for winter.

One body was captured alive in the region and seven bodies of PKK left from other operations were also identified, it added.

During the operation, military units confiscated and destroyed explosives, guns, artillery, medical supplies, and ammunition stores in caves, it said.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Kasım 2016, 10:47