Turkey: Terror suspect caught trying to flee to Greece

Suspected PKK terror group member caught by security forces in northwestern Edirne province on Greek border

Burak Dag   | 16.04.2021
Turkey: Terror suspect caught trying to flee to Greece


A suspected PKK terror group member was arrested in northwestern Turkey while trying to escape to Greece, the National Defense Ministry said on Friday.

"A person trying to cross from our country to Greece illegally was caught on the Edirne border line," the ministry said on Twitter.

It added that the person was "determined to be a member” of the PKK terror group.

In its more than 35-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK – listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and the European Union – has been responsible for the deaths of at least 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants.

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