Three Turkish soldiers dead, six injured in clash with PKK, blast

Three Turkish soldiers were killed while six others injured in clashes with terrorists from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and a land mine blast in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hakkari bordering Iraq.

Hakkari Governor Muammer Türker told the state-run Anatolia news agency that one Turkish soldier was killed in clashes with the PKK members in Kazan valley in Hakkari’s Çukurca district and six other soldiers injured.

He said two soldiers were also killed when Turkish soldiers were passing by a hand-made land mine in Tekeli neighborhood of Şemdinli district.

Türker said military operations in the region continue.

 

 

23 October 2011, Sunday / TODAYSZAMAN.COM ,