Turkey: 100 militants have been neutralized since the start of Operation Claw-Lock in northern Iraq

25 May, 2022
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Turkey: 100 militants have been neutralized since the start of Operation Claw-Lock in northern Iraq

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced today, Wednesday, that more than 100 "terrorists" have been neutralized since the launch of Operation Claw-Lock in northern Iraq.



The Turkish Defense announced, later on Tuesday, that a fifth soldier had died of wounds sustained during clashes with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants inside Iraq. This statement came after Anadolu Agency reported that Akar went yesterday, Tuesday, with the Chief of Staff and the commanders of the Turkish land and air forces, to the border with Iraq, following the killing and wounding of a number of Turkish soldiers in the "claw-lock" operation.


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