Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
A massive terror attack was prevented in Turkey's Diyarbakir province Feb. 19, the Sabah newspaper reported citing the province's security forces.
A truck mined with 500 kilograms of explosives was found in the province during a special operation on Feb. 19.
Two members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were arrested during the operation.
Earlier, a military convoy was hit in the same province by a remotely controlled bomb attack, which killed six soldiers.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 25 years and claimed more than 40,000 lives.
PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by the UN and the European Union.
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