Alleged PKK member detained in Brussels
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Spanish and Belgian police reportedly worked together to locate the alleged outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) members. Hürriyet photoAn alleged high-ranking member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was detained in Brussels today, Anatolia news agency reported.
Y. O. has been residing in Spain for some time now and was picked up from Zaventem Airport in Brussels, according to Spanish officials. He was reportedly on his way to Tunisia. An arrest warrant for Y.O. had been issued by the Spanish National Court.
Spanish and Belgian police reportedly worked together to locate Y.O., who was the target of a manhunt linked to the Cappadocia Operations taking place in Spain and France that ended with police forces detaining over 20 suspects for alleged links to the PKK.
Y.O. is allegedly in charge of several different PKK foundations in different European countries, Anatolia news agency reported.