21 November 2018

Turkish General Staff: 54 PKK terrorists eliminated

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

As part of the fight against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group, 54 PKK terrorists were eliminated in Turkey Sept. 7-13, the Turkish General Staff said in a message Sept. 14. reports citing Turkish media.

The operations were conducted in Turkey’s Sirnak, Siirt, Mardin and Diyarbakir provinces to eliminate the terrorists, according to the message.

A great number of firearms was also confiscated as part of the operations, the message said.

The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has lasted more than 25 years, claiming more than 40,000 lives. The PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by the UN and the EU.

2018.09.14 / 16:25
See also

Russian MP: Baku is becoming the world tourism Mecca

UN environment chief resigns over travel expenses

American killed on remote Indian island

Joint conference with Russian journalists

At least 52 Palestinian children killed by Israel

New President of Interpol elected

Thinker: Palestinian people restored 'balance of power'

Famous fashion brand's account has been hacked

Naked Irish activist hugs rape victim in solidarity

UNSC, US condemn deadly attack on religious gathering in Kabul

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla