Eight PKK militants killed, 12 arrested

Eight PKK militants killed, 12 arrested

DİYARBAKIR - Anadolu Agency
Eight PKK militants killed, 12 arrested

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Eight outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants, who carried out separate attacks on a number of police targets over the past few days, were killed by security forces, Diyarbakır governor's office said on April 16.

A police station, a gendarmerie command post and a police shuttle in southeastern Turkey were all attacked separately.

PKK militants assaulted a gendarmerie command post in the Hani district on April 11 with a car bomb.

Separately, the PKK struck Diyarbakır’s Çinar Police Department on April 14 with rocket launchers as they also attacked a police shuttle bus on March 31 in the center of Diyarbakır.

According to the April 16 statement, eight PKK terrorists were killed and at least 12 others arrested while nine firearms and five hand-made grenades were seized.