17 detained in anti-PKK operation in Şanlıurfa

September 27, 2011, Tuesday/ 09:52:00/ TODAYSZAMAN.COM

Turkish police on Tuesday raided several locations in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa and detained 17 people on suspected links with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the private Cihan news agency reported.

The detainees reportedly include officials from the Human Rights Association (İHD) and the Education Personnel Union (Eğitim-Sen).  More police searches of İHD and Eğitim-Sen premises are still under way.

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