In a separate incident, four alleged PKK members were killed in Silvan, around 90 kilometers east of Diyarbakir, on Wednesday, according to the same sources.
Turkish Air Forces also carried out an air operation against the PKK late Wednesday after eight soldiers in Siirt were killed. Turkish jets bombarded PKK camps in the Karaçalı area near the Turkish-Iraqi border for an hour.Operations against the PKK - considered a terror group by Turkey, the EU and U.S. - came after it renewed attacks on Turkish security forces following the July 20 Suruç bombing. Around 50 police and soldiers have been martyred in attacks attributed to the insurgents while hundreds of alleged PKK members have been killed.
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