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Turkey`s Erdogan Says Over 30 Kurdish Militants Put To Death In Cross Border Raids

According to the reporters, not less than 30 Kurdish militants had been put to death on Friday in a cross border operation as a part of the rebel` “last struggle”, said the President Tayyip Erdogan.

The President Erdogan did not say where the targets were, addressing the village leaders at the presidential palace on Tuesday. The military had been bombarding the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) positions in the mountains of northern Iraq as well as the mainly Kurdish south east of Turkey following the breakdown of a ceasefire in July.

He added that not less than 30 terrorists had lost their lives and the security forces were continuing with operations inside and outside the country.

Since the ceasefire had break down, not less than hundred security personnel and hundreds of militants had been put to death.

Erdogan did not elaborate, except to say that not less than 2,000 militants had been put to death in the cross border operations on PKK which so far had been “very effective”.

On the other hand, as said by the Turkish army on Tuesday, that six PKK militants had been put to death in the operations which had been carried out in the southeastern province of Hakkari overnight.

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