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PKK kills 1 civilian in southeast Turkey

Roadside blast in southeastern Mardin province kills 1

Büşra Nur Bilgiç   | 22.09.2019
PKK kills 1 civilian in southeast Turkey FILE PHOTO

MARDIN, Turkey

PKK terrorist organization on Sunday killed a civilian with a handmade explosive in southeastern Turkey.  

According to a statement from the Mardin governor's office, handmade explosives exploded when civilian Yusuf Kurt was inspecting the land with a camera trap.  

Heavily wounded Kurt succumbed to his wounds at the Midyat State Hospital.  

An operation to nab the terrorists is under way in the region.  

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of some 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.  

* Writing by Busra Nur Bilgic Cakmak

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