2 PKK terrorists 'neutralized' in southeastern Turkey
Terrorists neutralized in rural areas of Diyarbakir's Lice district during Operation Eren-2
Two PKK terrorists were "neutralized" in an operation in southeastern Turkey, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Sunday.
The terrorists were neutralized during Operation Eren-2 in rural areas of Diyarbakir's Lice district, said a ministry statement, adding that the operation in the region is continuing.
Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in statements to imply the terrorists in question surrendered, were killed or captured.
Operation Eren, named after Eren Bulbul, a 15-year-old killed by the terrorist PKK in 2017, began in January with the aim of completely eliminating terrorism in Turkey.
In its more than 35-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of at least 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants.
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