Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey forces neutralized at least four PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, authorities said on Tuesday.

Two terrorists were neutralized in the Gara region by armed forces, while two others in the Operation Pence-Yildirim zone by commandos, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Twitter.

The ministry also posted footage of the operation, Anadolu agency reported.

The Pence operations are a series of offensives Turkey has carried out since 2019 against terrorist organizations in northern Iraq, particularly the PKK.

The latest ones are the Pence-Simsek and Pence-Yildirim operations launched this April in the Metina and Avasin-Basyan regions near Turkey's borders.