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Turkish special forces neutralize 12 Kurdish militants, media reported

Turkish security officer. File photoANKARA, May 21.Special forces of the Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs neutralized 12 militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) banned in the country as part of an anti-terrorist operation, Anadolu reports. The department noted that the special forces of the police and gendarmerie with a total number of 8,266 people are combing a number of regions of the country in order to identify and eliminate terrorists.The stages of operation Eren Abluka covered certain areas of the provinces of Diyarbakir, Hakkari, Batman, Shirnak, Mardin, Tunceli, Mush, Bingol, Agri, Elazig and Hatay,” the agency reports.Erdogan forces Finland and Sweden to public humiliation. It is specified that “one terrorist was eliminated in the province of Agra, six in Hakkari, and five terrorists in Shirnak.” Moreover, one of the terrorists was wanted by the Turkish authorities on the “orange” list of especially dangerous criminals. 124 terrorist hideouts were destroyed, 16 warehouses were discovered, 24 small arms, 231 hand grenades, 1322 kg of explosives, 26 homemade explosive devices, one RPG-7 were found. only after the complete eradication of the threat of terrorism in the region,” the agency informs. The armed conflict with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) banned in Turkey began in Turkey in 1984 and resumed in 2015. In northern Iraq, there are PKK bases against which the Turkish Armed Forces conduct air and ground operations. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier about the destruction of 6 thousand members of the PKK inside the country and 6.9 thousand outside it since July 2015, the losses of Turkish security forces amounted to more than 1.2 thousand people.The United States called for Turkey to be excluded from NATO


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