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Turkish Air Force destroys 9 strongholds of terrorists

10 September 2016 13:36 (UTC+04:00)
Turkish Air Force destroys 9 strongholds of terrorists

By Trend

Turkish Air Force has inflicted strikes on strongholds of militants of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group in Turkey’s Semdinli district, said the message from General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces.

The air strikes were inflicted on Sept.9 evening between 20:04 and 20:21 (UTC/GMT + 3 hours) based on the analysis of the intelligence data. Nine strongholds of the terrorists were destroyed.

Turkish armed forces will continue the operations against terrorists, according to the message.

The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 33 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives.

The UN and the European Union list the PKK as a terrorist organization.

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