Spain arrests nine accused of association with the PKK

January 27, 2016 10:41 AM

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MADRID Spanish police arrested nine people accused of being associated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

The PKK, which is fighting for autonomy for Turkey's Kurds, is considered a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and the European Union. The decades-long conflict has cost more than 40,000 lives.

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