Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack in Kurdish southeast

(Kurdpress) – Two Turkish soldiers killed were killed in a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the southeastern Kurdish province of Batman on Aug. 12.

According to Hurriyet daily news the PKK militants detonated explosive which was trapped on the road during the passage of a military vehicle in the rural area of Batman’s Sason district.

On Aug. 11, one Turkish soldier and one civilian were killed following a clash with outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in northeastern province of Trabzon, according to the local governor’s office.

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In a statement issued by Trabzon Governorate, a soldier and a civilian succumbed to their wounds at the Karadeniz Technical University hospital where they were being treated.

Two soldiers and a civilian were injured during the clash with the PKK in Trabzon’s Macka district earlier of the same day, the statement added.

This report prepared by Kurdpress.