Bulgaria extradites PKK suspect to Turkey

Bulgaria on Saturday handed an alleged terror suspect over to Turkey after arresting the individual who tried to illegally cross into the country.

The suspect, identified by the initials B.G., 40, was arrested by Bulgarian security forces while illegally crossing the border, according to Turkish media.

An international travel ban had been imposed on the individual for making PKK terrorist group propaganda and committing various crimes.

The suspect was handed over to Turkish security forces in the northwestern border province of Edirne where he was remanded pending trial after being referred to a provincial magistracy.