Two soldiers were killed and three were wounded on Aug. 24 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) mine attack in the southeastern Turkish province of Hakkari.
PKK militants detonated a sizeable amount of explosives laid in a culvert in the Şemdinli district during the passing of a military vehicle. Two soldiers were killed and three were wounded in the attack. The wounded soldiers were taken to a local hospital as a wide-scale operation has begun in the region to apprehend the PKK militants.
Meanwhile, a police officer died early Aug. 24 after he was attacked with a gun by an unknown assailant or assailants in front of his father’s house in the southeastern province of Mardin.
Yakup Mete, 20, was gravely wounded in a gun attack in front of his father’s house in the Nusaybin district where he was spending the weekend with his family. After receiving initial treatment at a local hospital, he was transferred to Mardin but ultimately succumbed to his injuries early Aug. 24.
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