PKK militant detained in southeast Turkey
HAKKARİ- Anadolu Agency
Idris Akbıyık, the Hakkari governor, told reporters the militant, identified as Metin Daşdemir, was detained at a house in Yeniışık village of Yüksekova district.
Akbıyık said that Daşdemir had taken part in the killing of an 11-month-old baby and her mother, and in another attack that killed one soldier and three village guards.
In July 2018, a roadside bombing by the PKK killed Nurcan Karakaya and her 11-month-old son Mustafa Bedirhan in Hakkari.
The bomb exploded when a car carrying the civilians passed through the Yüksekova district.
PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU.