PKK terrorists kill ambulance driver in Turkey’s Sirnak

Turkey’s Minister of Health Mehmet Muezzinoglu says that PKK terrorists killed kidnapped ambulance driver in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak

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Turkey’s Minister of Health Mehmet Muezzinoglu spoke at an event in Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa on September 25, 2015

Updated Jan 3, 2016

Turkey’s Minister of Health Mehmet Muezzinoglu announced on Friday that PKK terrorists killed an ambulance driver who was kidnapped by the terrorist group, following a terror attack which claimed lives of two soldiers in Beytussebap district in Turkey's southeastern Sirnak province on Thursday night.

Two soldiers were killed and many others were injured in two consecutive terror attacks carried out by PKK terrorists before kidnapping the ambulance driver.

The ambulance driver was kidnapped while he was on his way to reach injured security officials at the scene.

Speaking at an event in Turkey’s northwestern Bursa province, Muezzinoglu said that “two of our soldiers were killed and eleven others were injured today. Unfortunately, our health personnel who were on their way to the scene were kidnapped by PKK. We still cannot reach them but we wish them to came back safe and sound.”

Receiving a note while he was speaking, Muezzinoglu later announced that the ambulance driver was killed by PKK terrorists.

PKK previously attacked ambulances and kidnapped health personnel in southeastern provinces of Turkey.

The terror attacks by PKK include, but are not limited to damage to public and private property mostly in Turkey's southeast.

The PKK is recognised as a terrorist organisation by Turkey as well as NATO, the US and EU.

The terrorist group began renewed terror attacks in Turkey when its umbrella organisation KCK unilaterally ended an over two-year-long ceasefire with the government on July 11. Since then, attacks by the group have claimed the lives of over 120 security officers and 30 civilians.

TRTWorld, AA