"Yıldırım-16 Sehi Forests" Operation was initiated in Bitlis by the Ministry of Interior. In the operation, 2 thousand 571 personnel, consisting of Gendarmerie Commando, Gendarmerie Special Operations (JÖH), Police Special Operations (Pöh) and security guards teams, take part.
In the statement made by the Ministry; “The YILDIRIM-16 SEHI FORESTS Operation was initiated by the Bitlis Provincial Gendarmerie Command in order to completely remove the separatist terrorist organizations from the agenda of the country and neutralize the terrorists who are considered to be in the region.
In the mentioned operation; 2.571 personnel and 153 operational teams, consisting of Gendarmerie Commando, Gendarmerie Special Operations JÖH, PÖH and Security Rangers, are assigned.
Within the scope of the Lightning Operations, which was launched on 13 July 2020 to eliminate terrorism, a total of 148 terrorists have been neutralized, 77 collaborators have been caught, 455 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, CONFIDENTIAL and DECIDED manner. " expressions were used