Four needed PKK terrorists were neutralized within the last two days in the eastern province of Tunceli, Turkey’s Interior Ministry stated on Monday.
Turkish authorities frequently use the word “neutralized” in their records to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.
In a created statement, the ministry declared that one terrorist was in the orange category whereas others were in the grey category so they were neutralized by provincial gendarmerie command in a security procedure in the countryside.
1 terrorist, identified as Cihan Celebi, code-named Hakki Cemisgezek, was in the orange category of the Interior Ministry’s wanted use, the statement stated, adding that he was sought with a 600, 000 Turkish lira ( around $ 103, 000 ) bounty on his head.
3 other terrorists were in the grey category and also identified as Mazlum Atar — codenamed Sidar–, Mahmut Alinbay — codenamed Adnan Piro and also Abdulkerim Avras — codenamed Rizgar.
They were sought with a 300, 000 Turkish lira ( $ 51, 000 ) bounty on their heads, the declaration added.
Turkey’s desired list is divided into 5 color-coded categories, with red being most wanted, followed by blue, green, orange and also gray.
In it is more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U .S . and the European Union — continues to be responsible for the deaths of nearly 40, 000 people, including women and also children.