Soldier killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s southeast
ŞIRNAKOne soldier was killed and five security personnel were wounded on Oct. 13 when outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants detonated an explosive in a rural area of the Beytüşşebap district of the southeastern province of Şırnak, Doğan News Agency has reported.
One soldier was killed and five security personnel, including four soldiers and one village guard, were wounded in the attack. The wounded were taken to the Şırnak State Hospital.
Security forces engaged in armed clashes with PKK militants after the attack, and operations in the area are ongoing.