Aydin Ahi's death in the Van province comes hours after the party's deputy chairman in Diyarbakir province's Lice district, was shot dead at a hospital, according to government officials.
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says Turkey will respond immediately "with all reprisals" to threats coming from Syria and elsewhere. Meanwhile, two officials of the governing AK Party were shot dead in Diyarbakir and Van provinces.
Seventeen out of 71 people injured in a deadly bomb blast were police officers, the ruling AK Party's provincial head Zahir Soganda says.
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