A nine-year-old child Tahsin Uray who was being treated at a hospital for injuries that happened whole he was playing with abandoned explosives belonging to outlawed PKK after discovering the hand-made bombs on his roof, was announced dead on Sunday.
In the incident, Uray along with another child had discovered a stash of explosives in a bag left by YDG-H militans, which is the youth branch of PKK, and got injured when the explosives blew up in Kiziltepe district of Turkey's Mardin province.
The bag was left by YDG-H militants reportedly to be used in attacks against the security officers.
Since July 11, when the PKK’s umbrella organization unilaterally ended over two-year old ceasefire with the government, 117 security officers and over 24 civilians have been killed in PKK terror attacks.
The other child injured in the roof-top explosives in Mardin, is identified as nine year-old Ramazan S., who is still being treated for his injuries.
A gendarmerie station in Turkey's Tunceli province was targeted on Sunday with long-range weapons which sparked clashes with militants.
In the clashes, a soldier is reported to be injured.