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Turkey launches Eren-2 operation against PKK E. Diyarbakir

ISTANBUL, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- An anti-terror campaign named Operation Eren-2 against PKK elements has been launched in the Lice region of the eastern Diyarbakir province with 116 teams including over 2,000 personnel from the gendarmerie, police, and village guards.
The new operation aims to eradicating Kurdish Workers Party "terrorists" from the country, the Ministry of Interior said Wednesday.
On January 11, Turkey launched Operation Eren in the Tendurek region of the eastern Agri and Van provinces to target terrorists there, the ministry added.
The operation was named after Eren Bulbul, a 15-year-old killed by the PKK on August 11, 2017. (end) ta.sam