In order to remove the PKK terrorist organization from the country's agenda and to neutralize the terrorists that are considered to be in the region, the EREN ABLUKA operations were launched on April 15 by the Ministry of Interior, which carries out the "search-find-destroy" strategy.
EREN ABLUKA operations, in which 8.266 personnel, consisting of Gendarmerie Commando, Gendarmerie Special Operations (JÖH), Police Special Operations (PÖH) and Security Guard teams, took part in the provinces of Diyarbakır, Hakkari, Batman, Şırnak, Mardin, Tunceli, Muş, Bingöl, Ağrı, Elazığ and Hatay. continues.
1 Terrorists Neutralized, 12 in Orange Category
In operations; 1 terrorists, including 12 terrorist in the ORANGE category on the terror wanted list, (1 in Ağrı, 6 in Hakkari and 5 in Şırnak) were neutralized.
Lairs of Terror Destroyed
In the operations carried out between April 15 and May 18, the living quarters of the members of the organization as well as the neutralized terrorists were identified one by one. During the operations, 31 caves, 124 bunkers and 16 warehouses were destroyed. Over the neutralized terrorists and in the destroyed caves, bunkers and warehouses;
- 25 infantry rifles,
- 231 grenades,
- 1.322 kg. explosive,
- 29 EYP,
- 1 RPG-7 rocket launcher,
- 8 ball ammunition in different diameters,
- 3.686 pieces of infantry rifle ammunition and a lot of life materials were captured.
EREN ABLUKA operations carried out by our Ministry will continue to expand in the coming days.