Operation Claw

Senior PKK member neutralized in Iraq's north

Turkish security sources reported on May 13 that a senior PKK member has been neutralized in an operation conducted by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in northern Iraq's Gara region.

Sedat Aksu, operating under the codename Şevger Çiya, was reportedly behind orchestrating terrorist activities against security forces in Türkiye, Syria and Iraq, according to the sources.

Turkish forces ‘neutralize’ 32 PKK terrorists in Iraq’s north

The Turkish security forces have "neutralized" 32 terrorists identified as operating on behalf of the PKK terrorist organization in various regions of northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry announced on May 3.

The Turkish forces targeted the terrorists in the Haftanin, Gara, Hakurk and the Operation Claw-Lock zone, the ministry disclosed in a written statement.

Turkish intel ‘neutralizes’ senior PKK/YPG terrorist

The National Intelligence Organization (MİT) has "neutralized" a so-called leader of the PKK/YPG terrorist organization in Syria, who was wanted under the "green category."

Security sources on March 22 revealed that the Turkish intel previously uncovered the terrorist activities and connections of Halil Tekin, code-named Seydo, before the operation in the Qamishli region.

Turkish soldier killed in PKK attack in northern Iraq

A Turkish soldier was killed in a harassment and infiltration attempt by the PKK terrorist organization in a cross-border operation zone in northern Iraq, Defense Ministry announced on March 19. 

The written statement said that the PKK terrorists' attempt in the Operation Claw-Lock zone also resulted in the injury of four Turkish soldiers.