Kurdish rebels kidnap 3 journalists in southeast Turkey

February 21, 2016 10:00 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's state-run agency says three of its journalists have been kidnapped by Kurdish rebels while they were reporting in a town in southeast Turkey.

Anadolu Agency said Sunday correspondent Rauf Maltas, photographer Onur Coban and cameraman Kenan Yesilyurt were captured by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, in the town of Nusaybin, near the border with Syria, where Turkey's security forces are battling Kurdish militants.

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