Turkish security forces arrested 26 people over their alleged links to the PKK/KCK terror group, authorities said on Saturday.
According to a statement by the provincial police directorate in the southeastern Mardin province, the suspects were arrested in operations coordinated by anti-terrorism, intelligence and special force units.
The operations were held in Mardin, Istanbul, Bursa, Sanliurfa and Antalya provinces, the statement added.
In its more than 35-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 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants.
*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas
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