Turkey detains 311 over social media posts on Syria operation



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    Turkish police detained 311 folks over social media posts associated to Turkey’s navy operation in a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria, the state-run Anadolu information company reported on Monday.

    The report cited the Interior Minister, Suleyman Soyl, saying  these detained had been accused of spreading terrorist propaganda.

    Turkey’s operation was launched final Saturday towards the Kurdish YPG militia.Ankara considers the group a terrorist organisation.

    There have been reviews of detentions for the reason that onset of the navy operation, together with journalists essential of the federal government’s navy strikes, although some have since been launched.

    Also detained had been members of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).

    The HDP, in the meantime, mentioned on Monday its workplaces within the Pendik district of Istanbul had been attacked and set on fireplace by unknown folks. (dpa/NAN)