Most wanted PKK terrorist killed in eastern Turkey

ANADOLU AGENCY
ANKARA/VAN
Published 01.11.2019 23:31
Updated 02.11.2019 18:23
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Turkish security forces killed two PKK terrorists, including one on the country's Most Wanted list, in an operation in the eastern province of Van, Interior Ministry confirmed Friday.

Muhacir Duman, codenamed Karker, was killed in operation carried out by the provincial gendarmerie command. He had a TL 300,000 bounty on his head.

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 women and children.

The PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the European Union — has waged a terror campaign against Turkey for more than 30 years, resulting in the deaths of nearly 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.

Turkey has long decried the threat from terrorists east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, pledging military action to prevent the formation of a "terrorist corridor" there.

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