PKK terrorists hijack $37,000 from public bank vehicle

PKK terrorists hijack public bank vehicle in Diyarbakir, steal approximately $37,000

Photo by: AA
Photo by: AA

Ammunition seized from PKK terrorists following the hijacking of vehicles in Diyarbakir.

A public bank vehicle was hijacked by the PKK terrorists on Tuesday and 110,000 Turkish liras (approximately $37,000) was stolen from the vehicle in southeastern Diyarbakir province.

During the attack that took place in Bismil district of Diyarbakir, PKK terrorists stole the money and also a 9 mm caliber pistol and a MP5 machine gun, according to the statement released by the Diyarbakir governorate.

The statement also said vehicles belonging to people were also hijacked on the Diyarbakir-Bismil highway.

Four PKK terrorists have been killed during operations in the district following the attacks.

PKK is a recognized terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, EU and NATO.

On Tuesday, governorate had announced a curfew in Bismil to conduct operations to seize militants who threaten locals and security forces.

In searches carried out on seized militants, two Kalashnikovs, two ammunition clips, 70 cartridges and 15 hand made bombs were found.

TRTWorld and agencies