Anti-terrorism raid in central Athens nets cache of weapons; 26 people detained in operation linked to DHKP-C group

Thursday, 19 March 2020 14:40
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More than 26 people, described in press reports as Kurds from Turkey, were detained and a cache of weaponry seized on Thursday during a raid of a building in central Athens by anti-terrorism authorities.

The arsenal, reports state, included heavy weaponry, such as anti-tank guns. The cache, in fact, was recovered in a tunnel dug under the site.  

The same reports said the people detained are linked with the DHKP-C group, which Turkey designates as a terrorist organization. operation .

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