By Yilmaz Kazandioglu
HAKKARI, Turkey (AA) - Five PKK terrorists were killed during a gunfight with security forces in southeastern Hakkari province Wednesday, according to the regional governor’s office.
In a statement, the office said the clash took place in Serabatin area in Semdinli district of the province.
There were four women among the five killed.
A machine gun, rocket launcher RPG-11 and six Kalashnikovs were also seized, it said.
More than 1,200 people, including security force personnel and civilians, have lost their lives since the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU -- resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July 2015.