3 Soldiers, Guard Killed in Turkey’s Bitlis Province

Ankara, – At least four people were killed and seven others wounded Thursday in two the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attacks in eastern Turkey’s Bitlis province, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.

Among those victims in Hizan district are three soldiers and a village guard, a security source told Anadolu Agency.

In the first incident, three soldiers were martyred and six soldiers were wounded when a bomb hit a military vehicle, the source added.

Separately, a village guard was shot dead and another soldier injured in the Nazar neighborhood.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital.

An operation, backed by helicopters, targeting PKK elements continues in the province, it added.

Source: Qatar News Agency