One soldier was killed as PKK terrorists attacked a military zone in Turkey's southeastern province of Şırnak.
PKK terrorists targeted the Görmeç Battalion with long barreled weapons on Monday evening.
Security forces returned fire, leading terrorists to flee into the woods in the dark.
One soldier was heavily injured during the attack and succumbed to wounds later at the hospital.
An air supported operation was launched in order to capture the terrorists.
The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU -- resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July last year after a two-year-long ceasefire period.
Since then, PKK terrorist attacks killed more than 700 security personnel and also claimed the lives of many civilians, including women and children, while nearly 8,000 PKK terrorists were killed in army operations.
Şırnak, bordering both Iraq and Syria, has seen violent clashes between Turkish security forces and security forces both in the countryside and urban areas, including large border towns of Cizre and Silopi, as part of PKK's strategy to grind life to a halt in entire cities and towns through barricades, ditches and explosive traps.
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