Turkish soldier killed in operation against PKK in northern Iraq

Turkish soldier was killed during Turkey’s newly launched cross-border operation in northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry said late Monday.

The ministry said in a statement that First Lt. Ömer Delibaş was injured in the Operation Claw-Lock area due to a blast from an improvised explosive device (IED) that was placed by terrorists.

He succumbed to his injuries at a hospital despite all medical efforts, it added.

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Source: Daily Sabah