2 Turkish soldiers martyred in PKK bomb attack
Turkish military says one soldier martyred, another injured in eastern Agri province
By Sarp Ozer
Two Turkish soldiers were martyred when an explosive device planted by PKK terrorist group went off in eastern Turkish province of Agri, local officials said on Sunday.
The Turkish General Staff said the blast targeted a passing Turkish military vehicle in Dogubayazit district of Agri province.
The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- resumed its decades-long armed campaign against Turkey in July 2015. Since then, it has been responsible for the deaths of 1,200 security personnel and civilians.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.