Senior PKK terrorist, 52 others killed in northern Iraq: Akar

The Turkish military eliminated seven more PKK terrorists, including a senior figure, in counterterrorism operations in northern Iraq, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said Monday.

Speaking at the Eskişehir Combatant Air Forces Command, Akar said security forces killed seven terrorists in Operation Claw-Lightning and Claw-Thunderbolt.

One of the terrorists killed in the cave was the alleged regional leader in the Keri area, said the minister, adding that no Turkish soldiers were...