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Terrorists attack villagers in southeastern Turkey

Four villagers were injured in PKK's terror attack in southeastern Turkey's Sirnak province

Ahmet Kaplan   | 20.10.2019
Terrorists attack villagers in southeastern Turkey FILE PHOTO

SIRNAK, Turkey

PKK terrorists opened fire on villagers, who went to gather wood, in Uludere district of Sirnak.

Four people were wounded in the terrorist attack.

According to security sources, the attack was carried out in the rural area of Ortasu village of Uludere.

Injured villagers were taken to Sirnak State Hospital with a helicopter.

According to the hospital's statement, villagers do not have life threatening injuries.

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 nearly 40,000 people, including many women, children, and infants.

* Writing by Fahri Aksut

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