At least three Turkish soldiers were killed and seven injured on Sunday during Operation Claw-3 in northern Iraq, Turkey’s National Defence Ministry said in a statement.
The ministry said that the casualties occurred during clashes with PKK terrorists.
Turkey’s military launched Operation Claw-3 in northern Iraq’s Duhok governorate to facilitate border security, kill terrorists along with their caves and shelters.
Operation Claw itself was launched on May 27 and has resulted in the deaths of dozens of PKK terrorists.
The PKK often use northern Iraq as a base to plan cross-border terrorist attacks on Turkey.