One child killed, another wounded in clashes in Turkey’s southeast
MARDİN – Doğan News Agency
DHA PhotoA child has been killed while another has been wounded after being hit by bullets from clashes that erupted between Turkish security forces and outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants.
The incident took in at the Dicle neighborhood of southeastern Mardin’s province’s Nusaybin on Feb. 14 at 5 p.m.
According to reports, PKK militants opened fire at security forces traveling from Mardin to southeastern Şırnak’s Cizre district in armored vehicles. The clashes erupted on Aygün Street when Turkish forces returned fire.
Two children, identified as M.A. and A.D., who were near the scene of the clashes were hit by bullets and brought to Nusaybin State Hospital for treatment.
While 12-year-old M.A. succumbed to his wounds at the hospital, the treatment of A.D., 17, continues.