Turkish security forces have launched counter-terrorism operations in more than 15 provinces across the country, arresting 37 people suspected of involvement in terrorist activities, Interior Minister Yerlikaya said on October 4 local time, and killed two suspects trying to flee the border.
On October 1, local time, two terrorists drove a Light commercial vehicle car to carry out a bomb attack in the Turkish Capital Ankara, in front of the main gate of the Interior Ministry's General Security Department, one of the terrorists detonated his own bomb and the other was killed by the police. Two policemen were slightly wounded in the attack. A statement from the Turkish interior ministry confirmed that both attackers were Kurdistan Workers' Party.
Turkish forces launched large-scale air strikes against Kurdistan Workers' Party targets in northern Iraq on the evening of Monday after the attack. At the same time, the Turkish government launched a large-scale search operation in several parts of the country. Yellicaya said the investigation is continuing, Turkey's fight against terrorism will not stop.