Soldier Martyred In Eastern Turkey Bomb Attack

Soldier martyred in eastern Turkey bomb attack

BINGOL, Turkey, (Pakistan Point News - 24th August, 2016) : A roadside bomb in Bingol, eastern Turkey, martyred a soldier on Wednesday, a security source said. The attack came in the same area -- around the village of Ortacanak -- where two members of the village guards were killed in a PKK attack on Tuesday. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, said the bomb was detonated during a counter-terrorism operation. A hunt for the perpetrators, backed by air support, has been launched. The PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July last year, since when more than 600 security personnel have been martyred and around 7,000 PKK terrorists killed.