Anadolu Agency
May 28, 2022

Turkiye ‘neutralizes’ 18 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish security forces “neutralized” at least 18 PKK [supporters] as part of Turkiye’s Operation Claw-Lock in northern Iraq, the country’s National Defense Ministry said Saturday.

The ministry said the operation was carried out by combat drones in…the region, adding that Turkish forces are determined to continue fighting….

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The ministry also shared footage of the…operation.

Turkiye launched Operation Claw-Lock last month to target PKK hideouts in northern Iraq’s Metina, Zap, and Avasin-Basyan regions. It was preceded by Operations Claw-Tiger and Claw-Eagle, which were launched in 2020 to root out [Kurds] who hide in northern Iraq….