In 2018 Turkey neutralized 73 wanted PKK terrorists

Baku, November 18, AZERTAC

Over the course of 2018, Turkish security forces have neutralized 73 top YPG/PKK/KCK terrorists in operations at home and abroad, according to an Anadolu Agency analysis of official data, Anadolu Agency reported.

Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered of were killed or captured.

According to Turkish security forces' data on counter-terror operations carried out from Jan. 1 to Nov.17, among the 73 neutralized were 13 on the top, red category of the Interior Ministry's most wanted list.

In descending order of priority on the color-coded most wanted list, of the other terrorists neutralized, five were in the blue category, six in the green, eight in the orange, and 41 in the grey category.

Reward money for those terrorists totaled almost 83 million Turkish lira ($15 million).

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