Three security forces killed in latest PKK attacks in Turkey’s southeast
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
DHA photoTwo soldiers and a policeman were killed in attacks carried out by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey’s southeast on Dec. 5, security sources have said.
PKK militants shelled a car carrying soldiers in plain clothes with long-barreled weapons in Şırnak province’s Cizre district, killing two soldiers and injuring two others.
Meanwhile, in the central Sur district of the city of Diyarbakır, PKK militants shot and heavily wounded a policeman, who later succumbed to his injuries in Dicle University Hospital, according to the Diyarbakır Governor’s Office and security sources.
The head of the Diyarbakır Bar Association, Tahir Elçi, and two police officers were killed in Sur on Nov. 28.
Security forces declared a curfew in six neighborhoods of the Sur district on Dec. 2 amid operations targeting the PKK.
Meanwhile, a curfew was declared on Dec. 6 in the Nusaybin district of the southeastern province of Mardin, the district governorate has announced.
The curfew in four neighborhoods of Nusaybin would continue from 7 a.m. until further notice, the statement said.