“Our heroic commandos neutralized two separatist YPG/PKK terrorists trying to infiltrate into the area of the Operation Euphrates Shield region,” the ministry said in a tweet.
The ministry further affirmed its determination to “continue operations to sustain the peace and security in the region.”
Turkish authorities generally use the word “neutralized” to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.
The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.It has been responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.
The YPG is the PKK’s Syrian offshoot.
Hurriyet Daily News