The terrorists have been neutralized in actions taken throughout operations Pence-Simsek and Pence-Yildirim, the ministry mentioned on Twitter. “Let’s preserve neutralizing the terrorists of their lairs! Our operations proceed with dedication,” the assertion mentioned. Turkish authorities use the phrase “neutralize” to indicate the terrorists in query surrendered or have been killed or captured. Turkey launched the Pence-Simsek and Pence-Yildirim operations on April 23 in northern Iraq’s Metina and Avasin-Basyan areas. The PKK terror group usually hides out in northern Iraq, simply throughout Turkey’s southern border, to plot terror assaults in Turkey. In its greater than 35-year terror marketing campaign in opposition to Turkey, the PKK listed as a terrorist group by Turkey, the US, and the EU has been chargeable for the deaths of a minimum of 40,000 individuals, together with girls, youngsters, and infants.