ANKARA, Turkey

Two more terrorists surrendered to Turkish security forces on Tuesday. 

In a statement, the Turkish Interior Ministry said two PKK terrorists, including one in grey category of the ministry’s wanted list, turned themselves in as a result of persuasive efforts by police and gendarmerie forces.

With the latest addition, the number of terrorists who surrendered through persuasion in 2020 has risen to 196, the ministry said.

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

*Writing by Ahmet Gencturk

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