Mine explosion kills one soldier in Turkey’s east
BİNGÖL – Doğan News Agency
DHA photoOne soldier was killed on Aug. 13 after stepping on a mine laid by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Bingöl.
Clashes erupted in Bingöl’s Genç district between security forces and PKK militants, during which the soldier stepped on the mine. He was rushed to the Bingöl State Hospital but ultimately succumbed to his injuries.
The clashes between the security forces and the PKK are reportedly continuing in the area.