Operation Dawn (1997)
|Part of the Kurdish–Turkish conflict and Iraqi Kurdish Civil War|
|Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)||
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)
|Commanders and leaders|
|Ali Haydar Kaytan|
|Casualties and losses|
|31 killed, 91 wounded||865 killed, 37 captured (According to Turkey)|
Turkey announced fatalities of a total of 31 personnel of 3 commissioned officers, 24 soldiers, and 4 village guards; the injured at a total of 91 personnel out of 5 commissioned officers, 7 noncommissioned officers, 77 soldiers, and 2 village guards; and the total number of militants neutralized at 902, with 865 being killed and 37 being captured. Clashes between the PKK and KDP resulted in 'considerable losses' for the KDP.
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