Turkey to seek extradition of DHKP-C militant in 2013 US Embassy suicide attack from Netherlands
ANKARA – The Associated Press
HÜRRİYET photoA Turkish official says a senior leftist militant, wanted by both Turkey and the United States, is believed to be in the Netherlands and Ankara is preparing to request her extradition.
The militant, identified as Seher Demir Şen, a leader of the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), is alleged to be behind a 2013 suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, which killed a security guard.
She is among three suspected DHKP-C leaders wanted by the United States.
A government official said Turkish security officials have determined that the militant has recently made her way to the Netherlands from Greece. The official said preparations were underway for a formal request for her extradition.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government protocol.