Turkish security forces neutralized two PKK terrorists in an air-backed operation in northern Iraq, officials said on Monday.
The counter-terrorism operations will continue without any let-up, the Ministry of National Defense said in a statement on Twitter.
Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in statements to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.
Northern Iraq is a known base of the terrorist YPG/PKK, used by its members to plan cross-border terrorist attacks against Turkey.
In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the