Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
A temporary ban has been introduced in Turkey on media reports about the terror attack committed in the Sirnak province, Anadolu Agency reported Aug. 26.
This decision was made by the country’s Cabinet of Ministers.
An explosion occurred in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak on Aug. 26, as a result of which nine people have been killed and more than 60 have been injured.
The PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) terrorist organization stands behind the explosion, according to preliminary data.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 25 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives.
The UN and the European Union list the PKK as a terrorist organization.
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