Turkey arrests over 400 terror suspects

Suspects arrested in anti-terror operations across Turkey

Sertac Bulur and Orhan Onur Gemici   | 19.08.2019
Turkey arrests over 400 terror suspects


Over 400 terror suspects were arrested in 29 provinces across Turkey in operations against PKK terror group, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

A total of 418 suspects were arrested across Turkey including in southeastern Diyarbakir, Mardin and eastern Van provinces, Turkey's Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Operations are ongoing in the region, it added.

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 nearly 40,000 people, including many women, children and infants.

* Writing by Gozde Bayar

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