12 police officers wounded in PKK bomb attack in Turkey's southeast
MARDİN - Anadolu AgencyA total of 12 police officers and three civilians were wounded on April 23 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) bomb attack near the Mazıdağı district of the southeastern province of Mardin
PKK militants detonated a bomb placed on the Mardin-Diyarbakır motorway during the passing of an armored police shuttle.
According to initial reports, 12 police officers and three civilians were wounded in the attack. The wounded police officers were taken to hospitals in Mardin and Diyarbakır as two were reported to be in critical condition.
An operation has begun to apprehend the PKK militants responsible for the attack.