Three soldiers killed in PKK attack in southeastern Turkey
Families mourn before Veli Ateş, a specialized sergeant killed in a remote-controlled bomb attack in Bingöl. was laid to rest in this Aug 14 photo. On Aug 15, three more soldiers were killed in the southeastern province. AA photoThree Turkish soldiers are killed and six others were wounded in a roadside bomb attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Bingöl, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The roadside bomb exploded Aug. 15 when an armored military vehicle was at the Karlıova town of Bingöl, the agency quoted initial reports.
Anadolu agency also said three soldiers died in the bomb attack as soldiers had clashed with PKK members who bid to check ID’s of travelers.
One of the fallen soldiers was a noncommissioned official as two others were specialized sergeants.
The security forces have launched an operation in the field to catch the attackers.