Turkey’s Pro-Kurdish Party Blames Govt for Deadly Attack

Supporters shout slogans against the government at a march protesting the arrest of People's Democratic Party HDP parliamentarians in Istanbul, June 18, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA

According to the HDP, the man fired several times, damaging the building and then took party staffer Deniz Poyraz hostage and later killed her.

Turkey condemns YPG/PKK terror attack on hospital in Afrin

Turkey on June 12 condemned an attack by the terror group YPG/PKK on a hospital in Afrin, northern Syria which killed at least 13 civilian patients and injured dozens.

In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry "strongly" condemned the attack and its perpetrators, including one of the YPG/PKK's other aliases, the so-called SDF.

6 PKK terror suspects held in Turkey

Turkish security forces on May 23 arrested six PKK terror suspects in the capital Ankara and northwestern Istanbul province.

Turkish police carried out simultaneous operations at 14 places in Ankara and Istanbul on May 21 to arrest terror suspects. A former official of the People's Democratic Party (HDP) was among the suspects.