Twelve militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in the Hakkari province as a result of a special operation conducted by Turkish Security Forces, TRT Haber TV channel reported on Tuesday.
One serviceman of the Turkish Army was killed, two were wounded during the operations.
Turkish army resumed military operations against them PKK militants after they became active.
Over 10 months Turkish security forces have rendered harmless 716 PKK militants, including 496 terrorists have been killed, 21 were wounded, 44 were arrested and 155 surrendered to the authorities.
During this period, the security forces have held six large-scale and 19 local operations against militants.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK requiring creation of an independent Kurdish state, continues for more than 25 years, and has claimed more than 40,000 lives. PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by the UN and the European Union.