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Anti-terror police probe Turkish Kurds terror group operations in Edinburgh

By DPF Admin9th January 2017August 6th, 2019Area Updates, Latest News, Northern Updates, Southern Updates

Counter-Terror police are leading a major investigation into fears a Kurdish terror group is being financed from Edinburgh.

Scottish detectives are probing alleged “fundraising for a proscribed organisation” and wider criminality by a number of unnamed individuals across the capital.

Police have not named the organisation concerned but The Herald understands it is the PKK, the rebels fighting for a Kurdish homeland in Turkey.

Senior officers have stressed that they do not believe there was ever any danger of terrorist action in Scotland.

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