One soldier killed in PKK attack in Diyarbakır
DİYARBAKIR – Anadolu Agency
DHA photoOne soldier was killed on Jan. 17 in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Sur district of southeastern Diyarbakır province.
PKK militants opened fire on Turkish security forces with long-barreled weapons during an operation supported by the gendarmerie in the curfew-declared Cevatpaşa, Fatihpaşa, Dabanoğlu, Hasırlı, Cemal Yılmaz and Savaş neighborhoods in Sur.
One soldier was heavily wounded during the clashes and later succumbed to his injuries at the Diyarbakır Military Hospital despite all rescue efforts.