Five children allegedly kidnapped by PKK return home: Governor
MUŞ – Anadolu Agency
More than 70 families in Diyarbakır previously staged protests against the PKK claiming that the militants kidnapped or persuaded their children to join their organization. DHA PhotoFive out of 10 children who were allegedly kidnapped by members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have returned to their homes in the eastern province of Muş, the governor said Sept. 9.
It was claimed that 10 children, including a girl, aged between 11 and 20, were kidnapped by members of the PKK in the village of Çataklı in Bulanık district on Sept. 7.
Muş Governor, Vedat Büyükersoy, said the families informed the security forces when their children arrived back home early Sept. 9.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.