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Four PKK terrorists killed in eastern Turkey

Police, gendarme conduct operation in Tunceli province's Pulumur district

News Service AA

Four PKK terrorists, including two women were killed in eastern Tunceli province on Monday, according to provincial governor's office statement.

Police and gendarme forces conducted an operation in Pulumur district of Tunceli, the statement said.

The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and the EU. It has waged a terror campaign against Turkey for more than 30 years, during which more than 40,000 people have been killed.

Since the group resumed its armed campaign in July 2015, more than 1,200 people, including security personnel and civilians, have lost their lives.

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