One terrorist neutralized in eastern Turkey
Gendarmerie forces neutralize terrorist in eastern Tunceli province, says Interior Ministry
Turkish Gendarmerie neutralized one terrorist during a security operation in the country’s east, the Interior Ministry said Monday.
The provincial Gendarmerie Command in Tunceli province neutralized the terrorist, the ministry said and added that counter-terrorism operations are continuing in the region.
Turkish authorities often use the term "neutralized" in statements to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.
In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people, including women, children and infants. The terrorist YPG is the PKK's Syrian branch.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.