Anatolia News Agency reported that a senior PKK commander was killed. According to the news agency, Mazlum Demir, codenamed as Jir, the commander of the PKK special forces, who was in the red bulletin and wanted, was targeted. According to the report, Mazlum Demir was shot and killed during a joint operation between the Turkish army and the Turkish intelligence service, MIT, in Iraqi Kurdistan.
The PKK accuses the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Kurdistan Regional Government, in particular, of collaborating extensively with Turkey. Many Kurdish experts believe that the KDP cooperates openly with Turkey and against the PKK.