Since mid August, Turkey’s Operation Kiran against the terrorist YPG/PKK has “neutralized” 116 terrorists and destroyed nearly 200 caves, shelters, and warehouses.

Turkish authorities often use the term “neutralized” to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and the EU — has been responsible for the deaths of over 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants. The YPG is the PKK’s Syrian offshoot.

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