Turkey launched Operation Kapan-2 to eliminate terrorists in the country’s south, the Interior Ministry announced on Sunday.

The gendarmerie command launched the counter-terrorism operation in the rural area of Hatay province, the ministry said in a statement.

A total of 623 security personnel, including gendarmerie and police forces, are taking part in the operation.

So far, a three-room shelter and three depots have been identified and an improvised explosive device and a large quantity of daily use items have been destroyed.

With Turkey ramping up its fight against terrorists, it launched on Saturday Operation KAPAN to eliminate terrorists in

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