AK politicians and militants killed in Turkey

AK politicians and militants killed in Turkey

World July 2, 2017 12:21

diy bags - Kurdish militants shot two politicians of the ruling AK party this weekend in Southeast Turkey while the Turkish army killed thirteen militants with air attacks. That was reported by the Turkish state authorities on Sunday.

Orhan Mercan, vice president of the AKP in the Lice district of Diyarbakir province, was shot down for his house on Friday night and later died of injuries in a hospital. Militants also killed Aydin Ahi, vice president of the AKP in the Ozalp district. According to the authorities, he was taken out of his house after which he was taken care of.

Turkey reports both murders to militants of the Kurdish Labor Party (PKK). There was no immediate response from the PKK, but the group has often committed such attacks in the past.

In an air strike in the southeastern province of Mardin, the Turkish army brought five PKK warriors who prepared an attack on a military base. In the province of Bingol, the army killed five PKK militants on Saturday and another four in the Metina area in northern Iraq, according to the army. In collisions Saturday in the southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir, Hakkari and Sirnak, three militants arrived.

Since the end of a ceasefire between the Turkish state and the PKK in July 2015, the violence in the south-eastern region of the country has been greatly boosted.

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