Turkish Armed Forces: 8 PKK terrorists killed in Hakkari

HAKKARI, TURKEY - MAY 12 : A Turkish soldiers shots a fire during a military exercises at the Modular Temporary Base Area also known as "Hawk Eye" at the 34th Border Brigade's Red Hill military post in Hakkari's Semdinli district, Turkey on May 12, 2016. Reconnaissance and surveillance actions continue 24/7 by the military personnel standing guard at the "Hawk Eye" located on the Semdinli-Derecik highway. Total of 20 Modular Temporary Base Areas located in Turkey's Hakkari and Sirnak district assist Turkish Armed Forces operations against PKK terrorist organizations infiltration from Northern Iraqi camps. Ozkan Bilgin / Anadolu Agency


According to a statement released by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), eight members of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed in southeastern Hakkari province.


A clash took place between PKK members and Turkish security forces on Güven Mountain, situated in the province’s Çukurca district. In a separate incident, gunshots were heard in Yüksekova, and ambulances were sent to the scene.

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