Two Turkish soldiers were killed in recent attacks by PKK terrorists in Beytüşşebap district in southeastern Şırnak province, Turkish Armed Forces said Friday.
The soldiers were killed in separate attacks at military units in the Beytüşşebap town center late Thursday and early Friday. Eight soldiers and a temporary village guard were wounded.
34 terrorists were killed in the ensuing operations, according to the statement.
Armed skirmishes continue in the district, while helicopters back the operation initiated to block escape routes and capture terrorists.
Sergeant Ali Çakar's family was informed about the incident early Friday, second day of Eid al-Adha holiday.
More than 100 Turkish security personnel and hundreds of PKK terrorists have been killed since July.
The PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by the U.S., the E.U. and NATO.
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