Policeman, soldiers martyred in SE Turkey

Baku, April 3, AZERTAC

One policeman and five soldiers have been martyred during an anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey, said Anadolu Agency citing security sources.

According to security sources speaking on condition of anonymity, the policeman and five soldiers were martyred in Mardin province's Nusaybin district where military operations have been ongoing since March 14.

Meanwhile, 16 PKK terrorists, including two senior figures, were killed during an anti-terror operation in Hakkari's Yuksekova district.

The source said that the two senior figures were Emel Guclu – code-named ‘Zilan’ – and Necmettin Duman who was found dead with a bomb.

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