World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.
A multiple rocket launcher was also destroyed in the airstrike in Hakurk/Kani Rash region of northern Iraq as terrorists opened harassing fire at Turkish military posts, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement.
The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015.
Since then, it has been responsible for the deaths of more than 1,200 Turkish security personnel and civilians, including a number of women and children.