Within the framework of the operation plan, on the afternoon of May 27, 2019, following the shootings of the Land Forces and Air Force, an operation was started with our commando brigades against the regions where the terrorists nestled in the north of Iraq.
The operation continues with the support of our ATAK helicopters as planned.
This operation aims to destroy the caves and shelters used by the terrorist organization in Hakurk region and to neutralize the terrorists.
9 terrorists have been neutralized as of now.
National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, Chief of General Staff Gen. Yasar Guler and force commanders, followed the operation throughout the night at the armed forces Command and Operation Center.
Turkish Armed Forces targets PKK terrorists fronts in the Northern Iraqi Hakurk region. pic.twitter.com/4b3B7kMjgl
— Ankara Chronicle (@AnkaraChronicle) May 28, 2019