IZMIR, Turkey

Turkish security forces arrested a senior member of DHKP-C terrorist organization in western Izmir province, a security source said on Thursday.

The suspect, identified by the initials M.S.D., was arrested in an operation conducted by a counter-terrorism squad of the police in Bornova district.

The suspect was sought by Interpol with a red notice.

The DHKP-C is responsible for a number of terror attacks in Turkey, including a 2013 attack on the US Embassy in Ankara, which martyred a Turkish security guard.

The group is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and the EU.

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