Turkish forces eliminate top PKK member in Iraq

Turkish forces eliminate top PKK member in Iraq

Turkish forces eliminated a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey, during an operation in Iraqi Sinjar, the Turkish general staff said.

"Ismail Ozden, a member of the PKK executive committee and the terrorist group's senior figure in Sinjar was eliminated during an operation conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces and intelligence on August 15," the general staff said on Twitter.

Ozden was on the list of the most wanted PKK militants abroad, according to the general staff, Sputnik reported.

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