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Two Turkish soldiers killed in Sirnak in clash with PPK

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Sirnak in clash with PPK

Turkish soldiers clashed with Kurdish militants in a rural area of southeast Turkey near the Iraqi border on Friday morning, the armed forces said. The firefight occurred around 9.30 am (0630 GMT) in the Uludere district of Sirnak …

Three soldiers killed in mine explosion in Turkey#039s Sirnak

Three soldiers killed in mine explosion in Turkey's Sirnak

Three Turkish soldiers were martyred and five were wounded on Tuesday, in a roadside bomb blast by the PKK in the Gabar Mountain region of Şırnak, Turkey. The soldiers were targeted by members of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party …

Bomb blast kills children in Turkey#039s Sirnak

Bomb blast kills children in Turkey's Sirnak

A bomb blast in the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak killed at least two children, local officials said on Saturday. Four more children were also wounded in the attack, the governor's …

Turkish PM: PKK responsible for attack in Sirnak

Turkish PM: PKK responsible for attack in Sirnak

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said there was no doubt that the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency for Kurdish autonomy, was responsible for the attack in Sirnak province. …

Explosion in Turkey#039s Cizre kills nine police officers

Explosion in Turkey's Cizre kills nine police officers

An explosion has hit a police checkpoint in the Turkish border town of Cizre, with reports of at least nine dead and 64 wounded in the latest attack in the country’s south-east. State-run Anadolu Agency blamed the attack on the …

Two soldiers killed in Sirnak explosion

Two soldiers killed in Sirnak explosion

A Turkish military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in southeast Sirnak province near the Iraqi border, killing two soldiers, the Dogan news agency reports. No one claimed responsibility for the blast yet, Reuters …

 Two southeastern Turkish provinces to be renamed

Two southeastern Turkish provinces to be renamed

A draft law was submitted Tuesday to the Turkish parliament to change the administrative status of two southeastern provinces and two districts. The draft law proposes to downgrade Hakkari and Sirnak provinces to districts, and rename …

Turkish soldier martyred in PKK attack

Turkish soldier martyred in PKK attack

A Turkish soldier has succumbed to wounds after being shot during PKK attacks in the southeastern Sirnak province, a security source said, Anadolu Agency reports. A group of terrorists attacked police and gendarmerie headquarters as …

Turkish army completes special operation in Nusaybin

Turkish army completes special operation in Nusaybin

The Turkish army has completed anti-terrorist special operation against members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the town of Mardin in the Nusaybin province, the Turkish General Staff announced …

Blast in Turkey: 4 civilians dead, 19 injured

Blast in Turkey: 4 civilians dead, 19 injured

Four civilians were killed and 19 people including five policemen were wounded in a PKK bomb attack in the Silopi district of southeastern Sirnak province on Monday, Daily Sabah reported citing security sources. PKK terrorists detonated …

Heavy clashes between Kurdish YPS and Turkish state forces in Sirnak

Heavy clashes between Kurdish YPS and Turkish state forces in Sirnak

Heavy clashes have erupted between Kurdish YPS/YPS-Jin and Turkish forces, ANF agency reported. Right now clashes continue in several parts of the city. …

Turkey manages to prevent major terrorist attack

Turkey manages to prevent major terrorist attack

The Turkish media reported today about the prevention of a terrorist act on the highway between the districts of Midyat and Mardin Province and the Idil Sirnak province. During the audit of the operational information the …

Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Sirnak and northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Sirnak and northern Iraq

The Turkish army carried out air strikes in rural parts of southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, targeting logistics posts used by Kurdish militants, Reuters reports with reference to security sources said. Twenty jets took off from …

Curfew introduced in Sirnak

Curfew introduced in Sirnak

The Turkish government has imposed a curfew in the southeastern town of Sirnak, the provincial governor's office said. The curfew came into effect on Monday night, TASS reports with reference to Reuters. Earlier, …

60 PKK members killed in Cizre

60 PKK members killed in Cizre

60 members of the PKK organization, which is banned in Turkey, have been killed in the course of a special operation conducted by the security forces in the Turkish town of Cizre located in the province of Şırnak,'' local mass media reported. Law enforcers ...

Nine people killed by fire in Şırnak

Nine people killed by fire in Şırnak

Nine people died and 25 people were injured in a fire at a residential house in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şırnak, local media report. All the dead and injured are Turkish citizens. The cause of the fire has not been …

Turkish General Staff reports about PKK soldiers killed in fighting

Turkish General Staff reports about PKK soldiers killed in fighting

Two soldiers of the Turkish army have been killed in the south-eastern provinces of Sirnak and Diyarbakir during armed clashes with militants of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the country, Turkish General Staff  reported …

Three police officers killed in southeastern Turkey

Three police officers killed in southeastern Turkey

Three police officers were killed and four more were wounded during a bomb explosion in the province of Sirnak in southeastern Turkey. According to CNN Turk, the bomb was planted by militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party …

Media: 162 civilians killed by terrorists in Turkey since August 2015

Media: 162 civilians killed by terrorists in Turkey since August 2015

162 civilians have been killed by terrorists starting from August 16th 2015 in the areas of counter-terrorism operations located in the southeastern provinces of Turkey, the Turkish Foundation for Human Rights …

Daesh attacks military c in Iraq#039s Mosul

Daesh attacks military camp in Iraq's Mosul

Militants of the Daesh terrorist group have attacked a Turkish military camp in Iraq’s Mosul. Two civilians died and four Turkish soldiers were injured in the attack. The injured were taken to the Turkish …

261 PKK militants killed in southeastern Turkey, General Staff reports

261 PKK militants killed in southeastern Turkey, General Staff reports

During an anti-terrorist operation against PKK militants the Turkish armed forces  have killed 261 terrorists in the south-east of the country, the general staff of the country announced today. The counter-terrorist operation has …

Armored personnel carrier with servicemen blown up in southeastern Turkey

Armored personnel carrier with servicemen blown up in southeastern Turkey

A Cobra armored personnel carrier has been blown up in southeastern Turkey in the town of Cizre located in the province of Sirnak. According to the General Staff, three Turkish servicemen were killed. It is known that an …

Turkish military officer killed in Shirnak

Turkish military officer killed in Shirnak

A Turkish military officer was killed during clashes between law enforcement forces and terrorists in the province of Shirnak, Turkish media report. Turkish security forces are carrying out an anti-terrorist operation in the …

Turkish security forces  killed more than 60 PKK militants in three days

Turkish security forces killed more than 60 PKK militants in three days

In the course of operations conducted by the Turkish security forces in the past three days in Sirnak province 62 militants of the terrorist organization PKK were killed, the Turkish General Staff reported. …

23 PKK militants killed in Sirnak

23 PKK militants killed in Sirnak

23 militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed during clashes between militants and police in the province of Sirnak in southeastern Turkey, the Anadolu agency reports with reference to military sources. …

Turkish Airlines stops flights to Sirnak

Turkish Airlines stops flights to Sirnak

Turkish Airlines has canceled all flights in Turkey’s Sirnak province for 24 hours. The corresponding message was posted on the website of the company. Flights to the region have been halted due to military operations …

11 PKK members killed in Sirnak

11 PKK members killed in Sirnak

11 militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed during a counter-terrorism operation in Turkey's southeastern province of Sirnak, local media report. Six militants were killed in Cizre, five more in Silopi, …

Three police officers killed in Sirnak

Three police officers killed in Sirnak

Three police officers were killed in a PKK terrorist attack in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak near Silopi. The attack left another four police officers wounded when an armored vehicle was blown up. The three officers …

Rocket of PKK hits house with civilians instead of police car in Turkey

Rocket of PKK hits house with civilians instead of police car in Turkey

Terrorists from the banned PKK organization have inadvertently bombed a house with civilians in the south-east of Turkey in the province of Diyarbakir in the town of Bismil. A missile directed at ...

Curfew in Diyarbakir

Curfew in Diyarbakir

A curfew has been imposed in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir. This decision was taken by the authorities in the region when it turned out that a terrorist killed during a shootout in …