Turkey launched counter-terror Operation “Claw-2” in northern Iraq
ISWNews Analysis Group: A new operation named Claw-2 against PKK is launched on Friday at 10 pm (local time), Turkey’s Ministry of National Defense said.
“Operation continues as planned with the support of Air Force planes, ground fire support vehicles, ATAK helicopters and UAVs,” the statement added.
This is a follow-up on the successfully ongoing Claw-1 operation in Hakurk area which revealed new information on terrorist activity, said the ministry in a statement
The new Operation Claw-2 aims to destroy caves and shelters used by the PKK terror organization in northern Iraq, according to the ministry.
It is to say that another operation had been done to encounter PKK group in Kurdistan of Iraq (north of Iraq) by Turkey which made an excuse for turkey to enter troops and military equipment a few kilometers into Iraq and to establish some new basements.