Turkish anti-terror operations dealt the PKK terrorist group a heavy blow Wednesday.
Several high-ranking terrorists have been killed and a cave was destroyed in the operations, carried out in Turkish, Syrian and Iraqi territories.
Security forces killed two YPG/PKK terrorists in an operation in jap Turkey, the inside minister mentioned.
“In addition to the three terrorists who have been killed three days in the past in the countryside of Bitlis, two extra terrorists have been killed in the present day. The operations are underway,” Suleyman Soylu mentioned on Twitter.
Turkey has killed a number of high-ranking terrorists in the jap province of Bitlis, together with the three militants that Soylu talked about.
One of the terrorists killed in the operations was recognized as Veysel Kaya, nom de guerre “Mazlum Garzan,” who was answerable for a string of terrorist assaults towards Turkish safety forces.
Another terrorist was recognized as Ahmet Korhan, nom de guerre “Serhat,” a high-ranking terrorist on Interior Ministry’s Most Wanted listing.
Meanwhile, in an operation in northern Iraq, Turkish safety forces destroyed a big cave that was getting used as a hideout by PKK terrorists.
“Another den belonging to the PKK terrorist group has been destroyed,” the Turkish National Defense Ministry mentioned on Twitter, sharing a video exhibiting inside the cave and the second of destruction.
“The den, which has three rooms and is giant sufficient to shelter at least 20/25 PKK terrorists, in Iraq’s Hakurk area has been made unusable,” it added.
The ministry additionally famous that heroic Turkish commandos will proceed destroying PKK shelters.
The PKK terrorists usually take shelter in northern Iraq to plan cross-border assaults in Turkey.
Meanwhile, in Syria’s Rasulayn, a PKK terrorist, who tried to infiltrate a civilian-populated space, was killed.
The Ministry of Defense mentioned the militant tried to infiltrate into civilian areas on his bike. But when he tried to flee a checkpoint, the bomb he was carrying exploded, killing him on the spot.
In its greater than 30-year terror marketing campaign towards Turkey, the PKK – listed as a terrorist group by Turkey, the U.S. and the European Union – has been answerable for the deaths of 40,000 folks, together with girls and kids. The YPG is the PKK’s Syrian offshoot.