Turkish security forces seized ammunition belonging to the YPG/PKK terror group during anti-terrorist operations in eastern Turkey, local officials said on Monday.

Acting on a tip, the provincial gendarmerie command seized a total of 60 kilograms (over 132 pounds) of improvised explosives in the Bitlis province, the governorship said in a statement.

The explosives were later destroyed at the direction of the public prosecutor, the statement added.

Separately, the provincial gendarmerie command carried out search and sweep activities in the southeastern Hakkari province, the governorship said in a statement.

A stinger missile, two hand grenades, an AK-47 rifle,

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