PKK bomb attack hits public offices, hospital in Turkey’s southeast
HAKKARİ – Anadolu Agency
AA photoMilitants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) detonated a bomb-laden vehicle in the Şemdinli district of the southeastern province of Hakkari late on Oct. 21, damaging a number of state buildings including a hospital.
PKK militants detonated the bomb-laden car in the Sermet Street of Şemdinli, which houses the district governorate, district police department and district state hospital buildings. A number of houses, workplaces and vehicles were also damaged in the explosion.
As a result of the attack, the three-story district state hospital building - which includes newborn and hemodialysis units as well as operating theaters - was substantially damaged.
Photos from the scene taken on the morning after the attack revealed the extent of the damage. (AA photos)