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Hurriyet Daily News
May 25, 2022

Over 100…neutralized in Op Claw-Lock: Akar

Turkey has neutralized more than 100 PKK…in Operation Claw-Lock, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said, following the killings of five Turkish soldiers in clashes with the…organization in northern Iraq.


Turkey launched its latest offensive, named Operation Claw-Lock on April 18 in northern Iraq’s Metina, Zap and Avashin-Basyan regions.

“The Claw operation series continue and Claw Lock is the last link in the chain,” the minister said. “The number of neutralized….topped 100….”

Five Turkish soldiers who were killed on May 24 in clashes in northern Iraq were laid to rest on May 25, with funeral services held in their hometowns.

Separately, the Interior Ministry issued a statement on May 24, highlighting that two PKK….were killed in the Amanos Mountains in Turkey’s south.