Turkish security forces neutralized 89 terrorists in the past month, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

According to a statement from the ministry, 52 terrorists were YPG/PKK members, 30 affiliated to Daesh/ISIS and seven from far-left terrorist organizations.

Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralize” to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.

In order to enhance internal security, Turkey launched 8,041operations, the statement said.

A total of 1,697 people were arrested for aiding and abetting terror groups. Of them, 297 were remanded into custody.

During the operations, Turkish forces also destroyed 103 terrorist

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