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Turkish security forces have killed one PKK terrorist in the east of the country, Bitlis regional governor's office said on Monday. reports citing AA that, officers from Bitlis’s Gendarmerie Regional Command killed the terrorist near Yesilsirt village early on Sunday.

One M-16 infantry rifle, two hand grenades, and a walkie-talkie were seized during the operation.

The statement added counterterrorism operations would continue to maintain peace and security.

For more than 30 years, the PKK has waged a terror campaign against Turkey leading to the deaths of more than 40,000 people -- security forces and civilians alike -- including more than 1,200 since July 2015 alone.

2017.11.06 / 11:59
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