No casualties after PKK attack on Diyarbakir airport
RPG attack causes minor damage at complex; investigation underway
No one was hurt after PKK terrorists early Sunday launched a rocket-propelled grenade attack on an airport in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir province, the governor’s office said in a statement.
It said the attack in Baglar district caused minor damage at the airport complex.
Flights continued after a momentary pause during the police investigation at the scene, the statement said.
It added the target was a police checkpoint at the airport.
A larger investigation is underway to catch the perpetrators.
The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July last
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