11 PKK militants killed in northern Iraq, Turkey’s southeast
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
One militant was also killed in Hakkari’s Şemdinli district, the regional governor’s office said on Oct. 9.
Meanwhile, five PKK militants were killed by Turkish Air Forces in Hakkari on Oct. 8, according to the province’s governor’s office.
In a statement, the Hakkari Governor’s Office said Turkish Air Forces carried out an operation after militants were spotted by an unmanned aerial vehicle in Hakkari’s southern side of Buzul Mountain and in northern Iraq’s Zer Tepe region on the southern side of the Çayırlı region in the Çukurca district.
Turkish security forces had killed five PKK militants in the Aegean province of Muğla’s Köyceğiz in an operation on Oct. 5. Police and gendarmerie forces had begun an operation to capture two more PKK militants who were determined to be in the area.
One of the two PKK militants who were on the run since the clashes in Köyceğiz was found to have blown himself up on Oct. 9.
Security forces are reportedly searching for the other militant.