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  • Updated: May 22, 2023

Turkish Intelligence Neutralizes PKK's Communication Official In Northern Iraq

Turkish Intelligence Neutralizes PKK's Communication Officia

Emre Şahin, a member of the terrorist group PKK, was neutralized in an operation by Turkey's National Intelligence Organization in Northern Iraq.

As a so-called "communications official" for the PKK, Şahin played a crucial role in developing encrypted programs used by the terrorist group for communication.

The term "neutralized" refers to the capture or elimination of a terrorist target, as described by Turkish officials.

The operation against Şahin took place in Gara, a mountainous region in Northern Iraq controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

The PKK has established hideouts in this area, particularly in the Qandil mountains, where its high-ranking members are based.

Security sources indicate that Şahin was a top priority target on MIT's list due to his involvement in the development of encrypted communication programs for the PKK.

Emre Şahin operated in the southeastern Turkish province of Şırnak and was responsible for orchestrating PKK-related violence against security forces.

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