Axar.az
UP
25 November 2017


Turkish counter-terrorism forces martyred

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Three members of Turkey’s security forces were martyred Tuesday in clashes with PKK terrorists in the southeastern province of Hakkari, a security source said.


Two police officers and a soldier died following fighting in Yuksekova, which is the subject of a significant counter-terrorism operation, the source said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking publicly.

Eight soldiers and a police officer were wounded in the same incident, the source added.

Security forces launched an anti-terrorism action in Yuksekova, which sits close to the Iran and Iraq borders, earlier this month in a bid to flush out PKK terrorists and remove defenses set up in the district.

More than 300 members of the security forces have been martyred since the PKK, which is also listed as a terrorist organization by the U.S. and the EU, resumed its 30-year armed campaign in July.


Thousands of PKK terrorists have also been killed in operations across Turkey and northern Iraq.

Date
2016.03.22 / 20:14
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

US F-22, F-35 aircraft marshalled to South Korea

Clinton lost because she was terrible candidate

Iran slams 'cheap, immature' Saudi prince remarks

Lavrov, de Mistura agree to maintain close contacts

EU must stop taking decisions 'behind closed doors'

Lugansk People’s Republic head resigns

Ukraine agrees to sign EU summit declaration

Russian bombers hit terrorists' targets in Syria

London tube station evacuated by reports of gun hots

Putin offers condolences to Egyptian president

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla