The pilot who bombed Turkey’s parliament building during the failed coup attempt fled to Syria, AlKhaleejOnline.com reported yesterday.
Investigations into the failed coup found that the pilot and a number of his colleagues handed themselves into to the Democratic Union Party (PYD).
The PYD, affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is considered a terrorist organisation by the United States and the European Union as well as the Turkish government.
The parliament was targeted with seven F-16 rockets on Friday night during the failed coup attempt. Some of the strikes were carried out during a parliamentary meeting.