Turkish security forces have killed 7,078 PKK terrorists in counter-terror operations conducted in the last 10 months, the military said Monday.
The number of killed terrorists include those killed in Turkey and also during the operations launched against the group in its northern Iraq camps.
Meanwhile, the sources said between July 24, 2015 and May 23, 2016, 483 security officers -296 military officers, 178 police officers and 9 village guards- had lost their lives in operations or in attacks by terrorists.
In addition, 1568 soldiers, 1257 police officers and 34 village guards were wounded during counter-terror ops in Turkey.
109 PKK terrorists were captured wounded, 731 were captured while 214 suurendered to Turkish security forces in operations throughout Turkey.
Meanwhile, in operations on the PKK's northern Iraq camps, 638 terrorist were wounded and 437 had surrendered.
The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU, resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July, since when more than 480 members of the security forces have also been killed.
Ankara has stated its determined stance against PKK terror organization, vowing to continue operations until all the terror threats are cleared off.
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