Six security personnel killed in PKK attacks in Turkey’s southeast
A security operation was opened to apprehend the suspects responsible for the attack.
Meanwhile, two security personnel were wounded during clashes with PKK militants in Ovacık. One of the injured personnel later succumbed to his injuries.
On May 25, one soldier and two village guards were killed in a PKK car bomb attack in the Midyat district.
PKK militants detonated a bomb-laden car in the Anıtlı village after security personnel at the Anıtlı Gendarmerie Post spotted the approach of a suspicious car at around 7:30 p.m.
Gendarmerie Sgt. Salih Yıldırım and two village guards, identified as Tahsin Demir and Şehmus Boru, were killed in the explosion.
Two soldiers were also wounded and were receiving treatment at the Mardin State Hospital. One of the wounded soldiers was in a critical condition, according to a statement by the General Staff.
Meanwhile, the Mardin Governor’s Office said in a statement that two PKK militants inside the car were also killed in the blast.
A wide-scale operation has begun in the region to apprehend PKK militants responsible for the attack.