Village guard killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s southeast
ŞIRNAK – Anadolu Agency
AA PhotoOne village guard has been killed and one has been wounded in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Silopi district of the southeastern province of Şırnak.
PKK militants targeted two village guards, Osman İnal and Lezgin Yağız, with long-barreled weapons as they were shopping for Eid al-Adha along with their families on Sept. 21. İnal immediately died at the scene while Yağız, who was badly wounded, was taken to Silopi State Hospital.
Security forces have conducted an operation to apprehend the fleeing militants responsible for the attack.