Policeman killed in Ankara’s shootout
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
A policeman was killed during the shootout in Ankara, the Turkish media reported Dec. 19.
Reportedly, the incident occurred during checking of documents of one of the bus passengers, which was traveling to the country’s Siirt eastern province.
The shooter managed to escape from the scene.
According to the preliminary information, he is a member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for more than 30 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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