World Bulletin / News Desk
Four Turkish troops were wounded when a mine blast took place as a military convoy was passing by in Lice town of the south-eastern province of Diyarbakir on Monday.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), the Governor of Diyarbakir, Mustafa Toprak said that a road side mine blast took place at around 20.00 hours on Monday at Tavsan Tepe region, some 5 kilometers away from Lice.
"An armored vehicle was partially damaged due to the mine blast. Four troops were slightly wounded in the blast," Toprak said.
"Wounded troops have been taken to the Hani State Hospital for treatment. An investigation is under way at the site of the blast," Toprak also said.
An arrest warrant for the four was also withdrawn, Gulden Sonmez, a lawyer for the victims, wrote on Twitter after a closed door hearing in Istanbul.
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