Turkish intelligence nabs 9 YPG/PKK terrorists in Syria

Home page Society
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Turkish National Intelligence Service (MIT) on Friday brought to Turkey nine YPG/PKK terrorists, who were behind the attack that martyred two Turkish soldiers during Operation Olive Branch in northern Syria, according to Hatay governor. informs citing Turkish media.

The terrorists were caught in a joint operation by MIT and the Turkish gendarmerie forces in Syria's Afrin city and brought to southern Hatay province, Erdal Ata said at a news conference.

They were involved in Jan. 23, 2018 terror attack in Rajo area of Afrin that left Lt. Oguz Kaan Usta and Specialist Sergeant Mehmet Muratdagi martyred.

The terrorists had taken away with them the body of the lieutenant which could only be found after 58 days.

Ata said the terrorists were caught in accordance with the confession of a Syrian national PKK terrorist, who was identified by the initials M.C. and arrested by Turkish security forces on Sept. 3, 2018 in Rajo.

"We know that there are other names involved in the incident. We will do whatever necessary [to get them]," Ata said.

On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to remove YPG/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin. On March 18, Turkish troops and the Free Syrian Army liberated the Afrin district center.

The Turkish Intelligence Agency on Wednesday brought Yusuf Nazik -- a key plotter of the 2013 Reyhanli attack -- from the Syrian port city of Latakia to Turkey.

Nazik, 34, who was marked in the blue category of the Interior Ministry's wanted terrorists list, confessed that on a tip off from Syrian intelligence units, he scouted the crime scene prior to the attack and moved explosives from Syria to Turkey.

2018.09.14 / 22:18
See also

Tanzila Narbayeva arrived in Azerbaijan

President awarded Elman Rustamov

Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens

Azerbaijan confirms 12 more COVID-19 cases

Nar restarts vocational training for people

Used ammunition will be disposed of

These territories will pass to Azerbaijan - Pashinyan

Azerbaijani ambassadors met with the mayor of New York

Russia has imposed sanctions on 43 Canadian citizens

No cases of vaccination registered in Azerbaijan

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla