One soldier killed in clashes with PKK in Turkey’s east
VAN – Anadolu Agency
AA PhotoOne soldier has been killed in clashes with militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Van.
Security forces raided a house in Van’s Erciş district on Nov. 13, based on intelligence that PKK militants were inside.
Militants opened fire with long-barreled weapons as soldiers raided the house in the Gergili neighborhood.
One sergeant was killed in the clashes while reports indicate the operation is continuing.