BITLIS, Turkey 

Security forces in southeastern Turkey destroyed 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of roadside bombs planted by the PKK terror group, a local authority said on Wednesday.

In a statement, the Bitlis Governorate said the gendarmerie teams found some explosives and life-sustaining materials in the rural area of the province after intelligence work.

In an operation launched on March 8 to find the terrorist group members and to destroy their shelters and ammunition depots, 30 kg improvised explosive was seized and destroyed on Tuesday, the statement noted.

Turkish security forces will resolutely continue to fight terrorism with the support of

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