Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s Batman
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Two Turkish soldiers killed were killed in outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the southeastern province of Batman on Aug. 12.
PKK militants detonated explosive which was trapped on the road during the passage of a military vehicle in the rural area of Batman’s Sason district.
In a statement issued by Trabzon Governorate, a soldier and a civilian succumbed to their wounds at the Karadeniz Technical University hospital where they were being treated.
The civilian who was identified as 15-year-old Eren Bülbül was targeted by PKK militants while he was going to inform security forces about a PKK act which he was witnessed.
Two soldiers and a civilian were injured during the clash with the PKK in Trabzon’s Maçka district earlier of the same day, the statement added.