Eight soldiers die in clash with PKK

EIGHT Turkish military personnel were killed during a clash with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels yesterday, the military said.
A Turkish army representative claimed at least six rebels were killed after clashes broke out in the early morning near the Iraqi border town of Cukurca in Hakkari province.
Six turkish soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in the fighting. A military helicopter sent to the area to support the soldiers then crashed, killing its two pilots, due to a technical fault.
Around 400 security force members have died since last July when a more than two-year-old... read more

 
14 May 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 36
Source: Morning Star
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