“Over the past five days, more than 100 militants of the PKK, as well as two Turkish soldiers, have been killed,” a source in security agencies told the publication.
According to the resource, “the purpose of the operation, in which more than 10 thousand troops are involved, is to squeeze the PKK formations from cities and towns, with the greatest efforts being directed at two border cities, Jizre and Silopi, located not far from Syria and Iraq.”
As stated by the Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, Hulusi Akar, ““ military operations in the region will be carried out with all determination until public order is restored. ”
The resource notes that "hostilities between the Turkish army and the PKK were resumed after a nearly two-year truce, and have already caused the outcome of the order of 200 thousands of refugees.