Two soldiers killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s southeast
DİYARBAKIRTwo soldiers were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on June 26.
The soldiers were wounded during security operations conducted in rural Lice. They were taken to hospital, but succumbed to their wounds at around 9:45 a.m.
A field full of some 240,000 cannabis plants allegedly planted by PKK militants and two hand-made explosives were recently found and destroyed in the ongoing operation in Lice, according to the Turkish Armed Forces.