Terror attack prevented in eastern Turkey

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Read: 507     13:35     11 June 2019    

A terror attack has been prevented as a result of a special operation in the eastern Turkish province of Van, Turkish media reports.


According to the information, the terror attack was planned by militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Explosives were seized during the special operation.

No further details of the special operation are provided.

During the recent operations of the Turkish Armed Forces within the country and beyond its borders, 213 key PKK figures, including bomb experts, were eliminated.

The conflict between Turkey and PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has been lasting around 40 years, claiming more than 40,000 lives. The PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by the UN and the EU.



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Terror attack prevented in eastern Turkey

2019/06/turkey_police_050415-1560245529.jpg
Read: 508     13:35     11 June 2019    

A terror attack has been prevented as a result of a special operation in the eastern Turkish province of Van, Turkish media reports.


According to the information, the terror attack was planned by militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Explosives were seized during the special operation.

No further details of the special operation are provided.

During the recent operations of the Turkish Armed Forces within the country and beyond its borders, 213 key PKK figures, including bomb experts, were eliminated.

The conflict between Turkey and PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has been lasting around 40 years, claiming more than 40,000 lives. The PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by the UN and the EU.



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