Death toll rises to 5 in Turkey-PKK clash - UPDATED

16 militants were killed in the operation, a statement by the governor's office said Thursday.

Death toll rises to 5 in Turkey-PKK clash - UPDATED

World Bulletin / News Desk

The number of Turkish troops killed in a clash with PKK militants in Semdinli town of the south-eastern province of Hakkari rose to five.

16 militants were killed in the operation, a statement by the governor's office said Thursday.

The statement said that five troops were killed and seven others were wounded in the clash.

Operations are under way in the region.

Last Mod: 23 Ağustos 2012, 11:23
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