4 terrorists on Türkiye’s wished checklist have been “neutralized,” Inside Minister Ali Yerlikaya introduced Monday. “Neutralized” refers to terrorists captured alive or presumed useless. Yerlikaya mentioned they have been listed within the crimson, orange and grey classes of the ministry’s wished checklist, with crimson implying essentially the most wished suspects.
The terrorists, recognized as Hülya Demirer, code-named “Axin Mus,” Cihat Ay, code-named “Rohat Pasur,” and Çetin Temel, code-named “Demhat,” have been eradicated in an operation within the Kulp district of southeastern Diyarbakır province. The id of the opposite terrorist stays unknown. “We are going to proceed our combat with dedication till the final terrorist is neutralized,” Yerlikaya mentioned.
In the meantime, the Ministry of Nationwide Protection introduced on Monday that three PKK members have been neutralized in Iraq’s north in operations by the military in Hakurk and Claw-Lock operation zone. Ankara maintains dozens of navy bases in northern Iraq the place it usually launches operations in opposition to the group, which maintains a stronghold within the Qandil Mountains. In the previous few years, intensifying operations within the area have demolished terrorist lairs in Metina, Avashin-Basyan, Zap and Gara. After eradicating the group’s affect in these areas, Türkiye additionally goals to clear Qandil, Sinjar and Makhmour.
Final week, the Inside Ministry introduced that Turkish safety forces neutralized 214 PKK terrorists up to now three months. Türkiye was as soon as embattled with the grave menace of terrorism from the PKK, Daesh and the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), which carried out the lethal 2016 coup try, and different smaller far-left teams. The PKK stays lively within the nation, though its terrorist assaults have been sizeably lowered up to now few years. Its final main assault was in Istanbul’s Istiklal Road, carried out by a member of the terrorist group’s Syria wing, often known as the YPG.