Truck driver killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s southeast
HAKKARİ – Anadolu AgencyA truck driver was killed on Aug. 8 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Şemdinli district of the southeastern province of Hakkari.
PKK militants detonated a hand-made explosive placed on a road during the passing of a truck which was carrying briquettes to Aktütün village at around 7 a.m.
The driver of the truck, identified as Abdülmenaf Çakar, was killed in the attack. Çakar’s body was taken to the Şemdinli State Hospital morgue.
Meanwhile, an investigation has been opened into the attack.
In addition, the Hakkari Governor’s Office announced that an operation was begun in the region to apprehend the militants responsible for the attack. It also added that legal investigations into the incident were ongoing.