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PKK/KCK terrorist arrested in southern Turkey

Turkey arrests senior PKK/KCK terrorist in Turkey’s southern province of Adana

Handan Kazancı   | 02.02.2019
PKK/KCK terrorist arrested in southern Turkey

By Sezgin Pancar

MERSIN, Turkey

A senior member of terrorist group PKK/KCK was arrested in southern province of Adana, Turkish judicial sources said on Saturday.

In a statement, the Chief Public Prosecutor's Office in Mersin said that Turkish security forces arrested Davut Baghestani along with 3 other people in Adana.

Turkish police seized 6 mobile phones including 3 belonging to Baghestani and other digital documents, the statement added.

All suspects have been taken to provincial gendarmerie command in Mersin for questioning.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of some 40,000 people, including women and children.

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