9 Killed in PKK Attack in Eastern Turkey

Ankara, – Seven Turkish guards, one specialist sergeant and one soldier were killed in an attack led by of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Agri, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported Three soldiers and two civilians were also injured in the same attack, officials told AA.

A clash broke out between security forces and PKK elements near Gokcebulak village in Tendurek Mountain after the attack, according to a statement by Agri’s governorship.

It added that the wounded were taken to a State Hospital. A soldier who was in critical condition succumbed to his wounds at the hospital.

An air-supported operation was launched in the area, AA reported.

Source: Qatar News Agency