Turkey police finds Russian air defense missile during anti-PKK operation
A Russian-made air defense missile has been seized by Turkish security forces during an operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Sirnak, the Interior Ministry announced on May 10.

According to Hurriyet daily the statement said that the SA-16 man-portable surface-to-air missile was found in a 500-meter-deep cave used by PKK militants in the Bestler-Dereler region of the Uludere district.

It added that 29 PKK militants had been killed in the first phase of the operation carried out in the region between April 19 and 30.

The second phase started with an air operation on May 8.

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News Code: 15907  |  Date: 2017/05/11  |  Time: 12 : 41

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