Turkey: 3 PKK terrorists surrender to security forces
- Terrorists, including woman, surrender as result of persuasion efforts by security forces
By Huseyin Yildiz
IGDIR, Turkey (AA) - Three more PKK terrorists surrendered in southeastern Turkey thanks to persuasion efforts by security forces, local authorities said on Friday.
As a result of the persuasion efforts by the provincial Gendarmerie Command in Igdir, the terrorists, including a woman, surrendered to security forces by at the border of Mardin province, said a statement by the governor’s office in eastern Igdir province.
With this latest surrender, the number of terrorists who have laid down their arms through persuasion efforts this year has risen to 46.
In its more than 35-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and the EU – has been responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.