MARDIN, Turkey

A PKK terror suspect was arrested in southeastern Turkey on Monday, according to a security source.

Gendarmerie teams in the Nusaybin district of Mardin province nabbed the suspect, identified only by the initials H.O., during road controls, said the source who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

The suspect was sought for being a member of the PKK terrorist group.

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 at least 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants.

*Writing by Sena Guler

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