Soldier killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s southeast

October 13, 2016

One soldier was killed and five security personnel were wounded on Oct. 13 when outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants detonated an explosive in a rural area of the Beytüşşebap district of the southeastern province of Şırnak, Doğan News Agency has reported.

Militants detonated the explosive during the passage of security personnel who were conducting a search, the agency stated.

One soldier was killed and five security personnel, including four soldiers and one village guard, were wounded in the attack. The wounded were taken to the Şırnak State Hospital.

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