Turkish police found a cache of weapons belonging to the outlawed PKK’s youth wing Patriotic Revolutionist Youth Movement (YDG-H) in an operation to a cafe on Saturday in central Sur district of Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakir province.
The officers found 12 Kalashnikovs, 35 Kalashnikov clips, 4,024 cartridges, two bazookas, 15 rocket-propelled grenades, seven antitank munitions, eight antipersonnel bazooka munitions, three hand grenades, 38 handmade explosives, 37 shotgun shells, 890 machine gun shells, 12 assault vests, several clothes and beverage cans used in hand grenade production in the tea house.
The weapons were exhibited in a sports hall in the Diyarbakir police headquarters.
PKK, which is recognised as a terrorist organisation by Turkey as well as the US and the EU, increased attacks and killed more than 60 security officers and almost 20 civilians since its umbrella organisation Group of Communities (KCK) announced on July 11 that the truce against Turkey is over.
At least 814 PKK terrorists killed in security operations carried out by Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) since July 22, Anadolu Agency reported on Monday.
Police detain 14 suspected ISIS militants in southern Kilis
Turkish police also launched an operation on Saturday in Turkey’s southern Kilis province detaining two Turkish citizens and 12 foreigners on suspicion of being ISIS militants.
Kilis Governorship stated that the suspects were captured in border line with Syria.