Three Iranians held in eastern Turkey anti-PKK op

Three Iranians held in eastern Turkey anti-PKK op

VAN
Three Iranians held in eastern Turkey anti-PKK op

Police detained four outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, including three Iranian nationals, as part of an anti-terrorism operation in the eastern province of Van on Oct. 25, according to the Van Governor’s Office, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

In a statement, the governor’s office said local gendarmerie command units raided three houses of suspects in the Başkale district of Van and seized two long-barreled weapons with 106 cartridges, four clips, a solar panel and a metal detector.

In other counter-terror operations 37 suspects, including 12 women, were apprehended within the last 12 days from Istanbul, Adana, Gaziantep, Ankara, Şanlıurfa and Şırnak, said a police source who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Turkey, PKK, Iran