Turkish intelligence nabs senior PKK terrorist in northern Iraq

Turkish intelligence nabbed a senior PKK terrorist in northern Iraq, whom they brought back to the country, security sources said on Thursday.

Cimsit Demir, code-named Piro Karker, was preparing to escape to Europe when he was caught by National Intelligence Organization (MIT) operatives, said a Turkish source who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Demir joined the terror group in 2009 in the eastern province of Agri and operated in the...