Turkish fighter jets have destroyed a weapon emplacement belonging to the terrorist organization PKK in the Sinat-Haftanin area of northern Iraq, security sources said.
The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity as they are not authorized to speak to the media, said that Turkish jets launched an air operation on the Sinat-Haftanin area on Wednesday.
Turkish security officers have killed more than 4500 PKK terrorists since the launch of anti-terror operations on July 22, 2015, military sources said on May 11.
In related news, Turkish jets also destroyed three PKK targets, including a weapon emplacement and shelters, in Turkey's southeastern province of Mardin.
Meanwhile, eight PKK terrorists were killed in a clash between Turkish security forces and terrorists in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari.
The PKK-listed as a terrorist organization also by the U.S., and the EU-resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015.
Since then, more than 480 security personnel, including troops, police officers and village guards, and over 4,900 PKK terrorists have been killed in operations across Turkey and northern Iraq.
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