Major terrorist attack prevented in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 18
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
A major terrorist attack has been prevented in Turkey's Tunceli province, Sabah newspaper reported March 18.
During the special operation in the province, the police found 650 kg of explosives.
The terrorist attack was planned by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist group, said the newspaper citing the country's law enforcement bodies.
Turkish police have recently warned that PKK plans to commit a series of terror attacks in the country's large cities from March 20 to March 30.
A car bomb exploded in Ankara on March 13, near a crowded bus stop. The explosion killed as many as 37 people, 125 more got injured.
Preliminary reports said the two suicide bombers, one male and one female triggered the explosive device, while in the car. According to reports, the mentioned car was hijacked Feb. 10 in the Turkish south-eastern province of Sanliurfa.
Edited by SI
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