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Turkish jets 'neutralize' 2 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

Terrorists neutralized in Qandil region in coordination with Turkish intelligence service, says defense minsitry

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10:22 . 14/09/2019 Cumartesi
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Turkish airstrikes "neutralized" two PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said Friday.


The terrorists were neutralized in the Qandil region in coordination with the National Intelligence Service (MIT), the ministry said on Twitter.

PKK terrorists often use northern Iraq as a base to plan cross-border terrorist attacks on Turkey.

Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in statements to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people, including women, children and infants. The terrorist YPG is the PKK's Syrian branch.

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