Five Turkish servicemen were killed in northern Iraq
ISWNews Analysis Group: The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that five other Turkish servicemen were killed during Operation Claw Lock in northern Iraq.
Two other Turkish soldiers were also wounded in northern Iraq and taken to medical centers, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry.
On May 21, a Turkish soldier named “Tunahan Erbashi” was killed by an explosive device planted by PKK militants in northern Iraq.
Thus, the number of casualties of Turkish Army in Operation Claw Lock, which began on April 18, increased to 17 personnel.
It should be noted that on the morning of April 18, Turkey has launched a new ground and air cross-border offensive named ‘Operation Claw Lock’ against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. Turkish military has conducted dozens of military operations against PKK militants in northern Iraq in recent years.