Two soldiers killed, 46 wounded in PKK bomb attack in Turkey’s Diyarbakır
DİYARBAKIR – Doğan News Agency
DHA photoTwo soldiers were killed and 46 were wounded, including civilians, on late April 11 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bomb attack in the Hani district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
PKK militants detonated a bomb-laden tanker in front of the Hani Gendarmerie Post. An armed clash later erupted between security forces and PKK militants.
Two soldiers were killed and 46 were wounded including the relatives of gendarmerie personnel in the lodgings.
The wounded were first taken to Hani State Hospital and later transferred to the Diyarbakır Military Hospital by helicopter and ambulance.
A significant portion of the military post collapsed due to the attack while other buildings nearby were also damaged as the search and rescue efforts in the buildings continued.
Meanwhile, the Hani Criminal Court of Peace ordered a broadcast ban until the completion of the investigation following the attack.