The Turkish military conducted in the South-East of the country operation against the Kurdistan workers ‘ party, which Turkey. The U.S. and EU consider a terrorist group. Reported the deaths of 23 Kurdish rebels.
The location of the operation were the cities of Cizre and Silopi located in the province of shirnak near the place where the borders of Turkey, Syria and Iraq. It is reported that the PKK militants first opened fire on the soldiers.
In both communities under curfew. To the operations involved helicopter gunships and armored vehicles. The population began to leave the city.
The conflict in Turkish Kurdistan was resumed a few months ago, after the Kurds accused the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in support of the «Islamic state» who carried out the ethnic cleansing of Kurds in Syria.
In the Wake of the ISIS terrorist in the town of Shuruk, which killed 30 Turkish Kurds, he took a very violent nature. Since the beginning of the latest round of armed conflict has killed hundreds of Kurdish militias and tens of Turkish soldiers.