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Turkey: Gendarmerie forces destroy PKK shelters

Operation conducted in Ovacik town of Tunceli province

Sidar Can Eren   | 14.10.2020
Turkey: Gendarmerie forces destroy PKK shelters

TUNCELI, Turkey

Security forces on Wednesday destroyed five shelters used by terrorists of the PKK in eastern Turkey, local administration said.

The operation was carried out in rural Ovacik, a town in Tunceli province, by provincial gendarmerie command.

Along with food supplies, other items such as saws, cables and batteries, were also found and confiscated.

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

* Writing by Dilan Pamuk

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