The Bitlis Provincial Gendarmerie Command launched Operation Yıldırım-15 Mutki-Sarpkaya in order to eliminate the separatist terrorist organization's pre-winter movement capability and its search for shelter, to ensure that the organization, whose communication in the country was no longer able to obtain this capability, and to completely end the terrorist presence in the country.
In charge of the Bitlis Provincial Gendarme Command 816 personnel (48) are in charge of the operational team consisting of Gendarmerie Commando, Gendarmerie Special Operations (JÖH), Police Special Operations (PÖH) and Security Guard teams.
Within the scope of the Lightning Operations, which was launched on 13 July 2020 to eliminate terrorism, a total of 143 terrorists have been neutralized, 74 collaborators have been captured, 251 caves, shelters and warehouses have been destroyed, and many weapons, ammunition, food and living materials have been seized. .
YILDIRIM OPERATIONS continue successfully with the support of our people, in a FAITHFUL and DECIDED manner.