46 detained in KCK, Feb 28 operations in Turkey
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
BDP's 'Political Academy' building in Şanlıurfa. DHA PhotoTurkish police have detained 46 people around the country today within probes into the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) and Feb. 28 "post-modern coup," daily Hürriyet reported.
KCK operations took place in Istanbul, Ankara, Diyarbakır, Eskişehir and Muş provinces, where 25 separate locations were raided by the police. Twenty-eight people, including Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) provincial heads Fatma İzol, Mehmet Halis Aktaş and İbrahim Ogur, were detained.
Security forces also searched BDP buildings in several provinces, including a BDP Political Academy in the Şanlıurfa in the southeast.
Fourth wave in Feb. 28
A new wave of raids was also launched within the Feb. 28 probe, where security forces conducted searches in six different cities around Turkey.
Eighteen soldiers, of whom 12 were retired officers, were taken under custody.