Axar.Az Logo

Turkey neutralized head of PKK cell

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Turkish Armed Forces neutralized Rojhat Vartinus, the head of a local cell of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group, as part of a counterterrorist operation, Turkish newspaper Haber 7 reports.

Vartinus was on the list of most wanted terrorists. A reward of one million of Turkish liras (3.0852 TRY/USD on Oct. 12) was announced for his capture.

One more member of the PKK was detained in the operation.

The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for more than 25 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives.

The UN and the European Union list the PKK as a terrorist organization.

2016.10.13 / 01:30
See also

From Turkiye to the US: Keep your promise!

Huge aid from Germany to Ukraine

Erdogan held a meeting of the National Assembly

China set to loosen COVID curbs after week of historic protests

Ukraine freed 50 more soldiers from captivity

Johnson made his decision: he will not leave politics

Russia has collected a lot of military equipment

Turkish army destroyed 3 more terrorists

Macron delivers an ode to ‘inimitable’ French baguette

The West is burying this institution - Lavrov

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla