Turkish jets hit PKK targets in southeast
HAKKARİ - Doğan News Agency
File Photo: The Turkish Air ForceTurkish jets have destroyed a number of outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in the southeastern province of Hakkari as a part of an air operation, the Turkish General Staff announced on Oct. 20.
“Shelters, caves and weapon pits belonging to the separatist terrorist organization determined in the Dağlıca region of Hakkari were destroyed in an air operation,” the Turkish General Staff said through a statement on its website, using the term “separatist terrorist organization” to refer to the PKK.
The army also announced a total of 22 collaborators were detained for “forming an organization with felonious intent” and “smuggling arms and ammunition for terror purposes” in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.
One Kalashnikov infantry riffle, one 7.65-mm pistol, three shotguns and 35 light weapons were seized during the operation, the army added.