Turkish forces 'neutralize' 6 PKK terrorists in Syria's north

Turkish forces
# 05 September 2023 11:15 (UTC +04:00)

The Turkish Defense Ministry has confirmed that six PKK terrorists, suspected of planning an attack in northern Syria, have been neutralized by the Turkish military, APA reports citing the Hurriyet newspaper.

"The inevitable end is clear for terrorists. Our heroic Turkish Armed Forces neutralized six PKK/YPG terrorists, whom they determined were preparing to attack the [Operation] Peace Spring region in northern Syria, before they could reach their treacherous ambitions," the ministry said in a statement released on Sept. 4.

The statement also reaffirmed the administration's "determination to continue the fight against terrorism."