Six Turkish officers now confirmed dead in clashes
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
DHA PhotoSix police officers are now confirmed dead following clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Şırnak’s Cudi Mountains.
Five officers were killed yesterday, while one more was confirmed dead today, private broadcaster NTV reported on its website, adding that there were 10 wounded.
Security forces launched operations yesterday to apprehend militants from the PKK, who have increased their mobility as weather conditions have improved in the region, reports said.
The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union