Five PKK terrorists killed in southeast Turkey

Turkish security forces used drones to locate terrorists in rural area of Hakkari province

Five PKK terrorists killed in southeast Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Five PKK terrorists were killed in southeastern Turkey, the provincial governor's office said on late Saturday.

According to a statement from the Hakkari Governor's Office, Turkish air operation on Saturday killed five terrorists near Catalca village of Semdinli district after the drones located the terrorists in the rural area.

A Judicial investigation is underway regarding the issue, it added.

The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015. Since then, it has been responsible for the deaths of around 1,200 Turkish security personnel and civilians.

Turkey also suffered from a number of attacks by ISIL, including the Ankara train station bombing in October 2015 that killed more than 100 people.

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