Turkish armed helicopters take part in the cross-border operation in Iraq.Turkish Armed Forces announced Wednesday that 77 militants of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party(PKK) were killed. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
Turkish Armed Forces announced Wednesday that 77 militants of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) were killed on the 6th day of cross-border ground operation in the north of Iraq.
In a statement posted on its website Wednesday, the General Staff said that Tuesday's clashes have brought the guerrilla death toll to 230 since the beginning of the cross-border operations.
The General Staff said that Turkish Army, sent as reinforcements to the area, encountered with PKK terrorists groups, and there were clashes between Turkish soldiers and terrorists in two different areas.