Turkey warned of new terror attacks

Türkiye Materials 17 February 2016 20:33 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 17

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT) has warned the country of the possibility of new terrorist attacks, the Haber7 newspaper reported Feb. 17 citing a source in the intelligence agency.

Some members of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant groups are preparing terrorist attacks in Turkey's international airports, according to MIT.

Reportedly, 14 PYD and PKK militants have infiltrated into Turkish territory to stage terrorist attacks in retaliation for Turkey's shelling militant positions in Syria.

In response to the shelling of Turkey's territory from Syria, Ankara launched artillery strikes on PYD and PKK positions on Feb. 13.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier on Feb. 17 that Turkey will continue shelling the militant positions in Syria, since they pose a serious threat to the country's security.


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