Turkey eliminates 26 PKK members

 Turkey eliminates 26 PKK members

At least 26 PKK terrorists were eliminated in counterterrorism operations across Turkey over the past week, according to the country's Interior Ministry.

In a statement, the ministry said the Turkish Armed Forces carried out 2,156 operations on August 20-27.

The ministry said 12 of the terrorists were killed, 9 captured, and 5 others surrendered to authorities.

According to the statement, 5 senior operatives of the terrorist group were among the "neutralized" PKK terrorists.

Additionally, 62 people were arrested during operations for allegedly aiding and abetting the PKK terrorist group.