Two soldiers killed, five wounded in PKK attack in Turkey’s southeast
MARDİN – Doğan News Agency
AA photoTwo soldiers were killed and five others were wounded on late March 27 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Nusaybin district of the southeastern province of Mardin.
An explosive placed by PKK militants detonated inside an abandoned building, trapping and wounding seven soldiers caught under the resulting debris. Gendarmerie Cpt. Halil Özdemir and Gendarmerie Specialized Sgt. İbrahim Etöz later succumbed to their injuries at the Nusaybin State Hospital, despite all efforts from the medical staff.
Meanwhile, the other five wounded soldiers were receiving treatment at the same hospital.