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PKK claims responsibility for killing 75 Turkish soldiers and policemen

 PKK claims responsibility for killing 75 Turkish soldiers and policemen

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The PKK elements file photo.
The PKK elements file photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Sulaymaniyah  – On Sunday the armed wing of the PKK claimed responsibility for the killing of 75 Turkish soldiers and policemen in an attack on Turkish military sites.

The spokesman for the armed wing of the PKK Bakhtiar Dogan said in an interview for IraqiNews.com, “The PKK carried out during the last few hours several operations against the Turkish army and police positions in Chernakh area near the Iraqi border, which resulted in the of killing 75 Turkish soldiers and policemen.”

Dugan added that ” Popular Defense Forces seized many types of weapons and ammunition,” noting that “the operations also resulted in the death of 14 militants from the Popular Defense Forces “.

Dogan said that “the operation was in response to the killing of a number of PKK fighters during the Turkish attacks on their positions.”

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