By Meryem Goktas
ANKARA (AA) – Turkish jets have neutralized five PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the military said on Monday.
Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized ” in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.
In a Twitter post, the Turkish General Staff said its jets pounded PKK terrorists in the Sinat-Haftanin, and Metina regions during operations conducted on Sunday and Monday.
Shelters belonging to the terror group were also destroyed in the airstrikes, it added.
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 nearly 40,000 people.