25 PKK terrorists killed in southeast

Published 21.04.2017 01:41

Twenty-fıve PKK terrorists have been killed in airstrikes conducted by the Turkish Air Forces in southeastern Şırnak province within the last 24 hours, the military announced in an official statement yesterday.

According to the Turkish General Staff, three terrorists were killed in the early hours of Thursday in the province's northern Bestler-Dereler region.

Thirteen other PKK terrorists were killed in the same area on Wednesday, the statement added.

More than 1,200 people, including security force personnel and civilians, have lost their lives since the PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU, resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July 2015.

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