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2 PKK terrorists 'neutralized' in southeastern Turkey

Anti-terror operation in region was carried out jointly by gendarmerie and police teams, says Interior Ministry

Abdullah Yasin Guler   | 09.08.2020
2 PKK terrorists 'neutralized' in southeastern Turkey

ANKARA 

Turkish security forces “neutralized” at least two PKK terrorists in the country's southeast, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. 

In a statement, the ministry said the anti-terror operation was carried out jointly by gendarmes and police teams of Mardin province.

The operation is ongoing in the region to eliminate the terror group's presence, the ministry added.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK – listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and the EU – has been responsible for the deaths of over 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants. 

*Writing by Fahri Aksut

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