Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Turkey’s southeast
DİYARBAKIRTurkish warplanes hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Dec. 7, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Warplanes destroyed a shelter and a weapon emplacement in an air operation, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a written statement.
Meanwhile, PKK militants attacked the provincial building of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) with a hand-made bomb on Dec. 6.
The militants targeted police officers who were guarding the building. No casualties were reported.
Turkish security forces later launched an operation to capture militants in the area.
A curfew was also imposed in three rural neighborhoods in the Lice district of Diyarbakır.
The governor’s office said the curfew was imposed to “neutralize” PKK militants and their collaborators, while it said forces were destroying shelters, depot areas and anti-aircraft sites.
One PKK militant was “neutralized” during the curfew.
Meanwhile, another attack by the PKK occurred in the southeastern province of Mardin, where three locals were wounded by a hand-made bomb.
The locals were wounded while carrying their belongings to a house in the Fırat neighborhood despite a curfew.