World Bulletin / News Desk
The militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) kidnapped two school teachers on Saturday in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
According to the Diyarbakır Governor's Office, a group of militants blocked a road near the village of Şenyayla and kidnapped two teachers in a car they stopped. Security forces launched a large-scale operation to find the kidnapped teachers.
The kidnapping incident comes few days after a group of militants set a school on fire in the Şemdinli district of Hakkari. The militants set Atatürk Elementary School in Altınsu village in Hakkari's Şemdinli district on fire on Thursday night, rendering the school building unusable.
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Davutoglu says investigation is underway but there are no signs yet showing the attack solely targeted Turkish delegation.