PKK terrorists kill 5 soldiers in two separate attacks in eastern Turkey

Published 24.08.2016 12:25
Updated 24.08.2016 15:30

PKK terrorists killed five soldiers in two separate attacks in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday.

Four soldiers were ambushed and shot by terrorists in the Lice district of the southeastern Diyarbakır province.

The fifth soldier was killed by a mine during an operation against PKK terrorists in the eastern province of Bingöl.

Meanwhile in the southwest, three soldiers were wounded in an armed attack in Kemer district of Antalya province.

The PKK-listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU-resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015.

Since then, more than 600 security personnel and more than 7,000 PKK terrorists have been killed.

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