Two soldiers killed in clashes with PKK in Turkey’s Hakkari
Two soldiers were killed on Sept. 5 during clashes with militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Çukurca district of the southeastern province of Hakkari, Hurriyet Daily News reports citing Dogan News Agency.
Security forces engaged in an armed clash with a group of PKK militants during the ongoing operations conducted in the Dagbasi, Kale and Seni Tepe rural areas of the district.
According to reports, two soldiers were killed in the initial fire. A funeral ceremony was expected to be held for the killed soldiers in the afternoon hours at the Hakkari Mountain and Commando Brigade Command.