Turkish military operations continue in northern Iraq
ISWNews Analysis Group: The Turkish military has launched new operations against PKK elements in northern Iraq since Friday.
According to information provided by Turkish Defense Minister Khulusi Akar, 31 PKK members have been killed since the beginning of the Turkish military operation in northern Iraq.
The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that a soldier was killed as a result of ongoing clashes in Duhok province with PKK forces.
Operation Pence-Simsek (Thunder Claw) and Pence-Yildirim (Lightning Claw) is the third Turkish military operation in northern Iraq in less than two months.