PKK terror attack kills one policeman in Sanliurfa province

PKK terrorists kill one policeman and injure another during attack in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sanliurfa

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PKK terrorists killed one policeman and injured another late on Monday in Sanliurfa province.

PKK terrorists killed one policeman and injured another during an armed attack late on Monday in Turkey's southeastern province of Sanlıurfa.

As terrorists opened fire on a police vehicle with automatic weapons, two policemen were injured in the attack in Siverek district.

The policemen were taken to hospital however one officer couldn't be saved despite the efforts.

The fallen policeman was identified as Serdal Toprak.

Following the attack, security forces launched a wide scale operation in the region to seize the terrorists.

PKK, which is listed as a terror organisation by Turkey, US and EU has killed over 150 security officials and over 30 civilians since PKK’s umbrella organisation, KCK, unilaterally ended a two-year-long ceasefire with the government on July 11.

PKK targets police station with bomb laden vehicle

Turkish police determined early on Tuesday that three PKK terrorists parked a vehicle which had been laden with explosives in front of a police station in Seyhan district of southern province of Adana.

Arriving in the scene, bomb squads detonated the vehicle with caution after houses and shops nearby were evacuated.

With the impact of the explosion, windows of the police station and of several houses in the area were broken but no one was injured.

The police took strict security measures in the region and launched a search operation to capture the suspects of the attack.

Police detain nine PKK suspects in Mersin

In the meantime, police detained nine suspects over being members of the PKK terrorist organization during an operation in the southern province of Mersin on Tuesday.

The operation was launched in relation to a two-year-long official investigation into the financial activities of PKK.

The suspects were taken to Mersin Police Department to be questioned.


TRTWorld and agencies