Friday IraqDetails of the Asos operation carried out in the north of Turkey began to emerge. In the latest statement from the MSB, it was announced that 23 terrorists were neutralized in the Asos operation, and it was emphasized that the number is expected to increase even more.
Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar announced that in the operation carried out in the region south of Kandil, the planes entered 140 kilometers beyond the border and destroyed 16 targets.
TARGET PKK: According to the information obtained, these targets include Terror A place where the so-called senior executives of the PKK organization were meeting was also hit. Multiple explosions occurred one after another at some of the terrorist targets hit. Numerous caves with explosives were razed to the ground.
UAVS AND TANKER AIRPLANES ALSO: A precisely planned air operation was carried out against the terrorist nests in Asos in northern Iraq, in which, in addition to warplanes, tanker planes, Airborne Warning Control (HIK) planes and UAVs were also involved. A place where the organization’s high-level meetings were held was also hit.
16 TARGET SHOOTED SIMULTANEOUSLY: While 16 targets, including shelters, bunkers, caves, tunnels, ammunition depots, and the so-called headquarters, were destroyed, 10 planes took off from 3 different bases across the country and simultaneously struck targets at Asos, 140 kilometers deep from the Iraqi border, with the order for the operation.
As in other operations, only terrorists were targeted in the operation, which was very sensitive both in the planning and execution stages.
AT LEAST 23 TERRORISTS NEUTRALIZED
The statement from MSB is as follows:
“According to the first determinations, it was determined that 23 PKK terrorists were neutralized in the air operation carried out in the Asos region, which is located at a depth of 140 kilometers in the north of Iraq. The number is expected to increase.”