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Three policemen killed due to explosion in Turkey

Three policemen killed due to explosion in Turkey

Three police officers have been killed during an attack on an armored vehicle in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir, Turkish mass media report. A bomb exploded near the armored vehicle where the …

Six children die due to fire in Turkish religious school

Six children die due to fire in Turkish religious school

A fire in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir has resulted in the deaths of six children, CNN en-Turk TV reports. The fire occurred in a religious school building due to an electrical fault. Three more children were injured, TASS reports. …

Selahatdin Demirtash's car attacked in Diyarbakir

Selahatdin Demirtash's car attacked in Diyarbakir

Leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party, Selahatdin Demirtash's car was attacked in southeastern Turkey. The rear window of Demirtas's bullet-proof car was hit in the city of Diyarbakir on …

Five PKK militants killed in southeastern Turkey

Five PKK militants killed in southeastern Turkey

At least seven people, including five militants, one soldier and a policeman, have been killed and five more were wounded in shooting between Turkish forces and PKK militants in the Silvan district of the southeastern Diyarbakir …

Military convoy blown up in southeast of Turkey

Military convoy blown up in southeast of Turkey

A military convoy has been blown up by a mine today in southeastern Turkey.  The blast occurred near a police station in the province of Diyarbakir. According to preliminary …

Turkish police kill alleged IS terrorists

Turkish police kill alleged IS terrorists

Four militants and four police officers were killed and two more were wounded in the shooting between the Islamic state militants and the police in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir, the Hurriyet newspaper reports. …

Head of Diyarbakir bar association detained

Head of Diyarbakir bar association detained

Turkish police arrested the head of Diyarbakir province's bar association, Tahir Elci, after he said the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) was not a terrorist group, the Hurriyet newspaper reports. Elci made his …

More than 20 people injured in PKK attack in Turkey

More than 20 people injured in PKK attack in Turkey

23 soldiers were injured after PKK militants detonated a roadside bomb in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir, the Hurriyet newspaper reports. Currently, a special operation to catch the attackers is being held, Trend reports. …

Counter-terrorism operation imposed in Turkey

Counter-terrorism operation imposed in Turkey

A counter-terrorist operation was imposed at 7 a.m. local time in the town of Silvan in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir. The Turkish security forces killed 17 PKK militants, the newspaper Sabah reports. Recall, the Turkish …

PKK members kill two Turkish soldiers

PKK members kill two Turkish soldiers

Two soldiers were killed in the Silvan district of the southeastern Diyarbakir province as a result of an armed attack by PKK militants. "Members of the separatist terrorist organization opened fire on a car, seriously injuring ...

Curfew in Diyarbakir

Curfew in Diyarbakir

A curfew has been imposed in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir. This decision was taken by the authorities in the region when it turned out that a terrorist killed during a shootout in …

Curfew imposed in Diyarbakir

Curfew imposed in Diyarbakir

A curfew has been imposed in the largest city in southeastern Turkey, Diyarbakir. Earlier in the morning police officers were attacked in the same province. The attack was carried out with the use of  grenades and firearms. As …

Turkish Air Forces attack PKK targets

Turkish Air Forces attack PKK targets

The Turkish Air Forces attacked positions of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey and northern Iraq last night. The operation was carried out by planes from an airbase located in the province of Diyarbakir. Firstly, drones were used to find the PKK targets ...

Armed attack on AKP office in southeastern Turkey

Armed attack on AKP office in southeastern Turkey

The office of the ruling Justice and Development Party in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir was attacked. As a result of an armed attack two policemen were wounded, Anadolu agency reports. A large-scale operation to find and capture …

Selahattin Demirtas could lose immunity

Selahattin Demirtas could lose immunity

Turkey has opened a criminal investigation into the leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, on charges ranging from humiliating the Turkish people to insulting the president and the …

Blast kills 12-year-old boy in southeastern Turkey

Blast kills 12-year-old boy in southeastern Turkey

A 12-year-old boy was hit by an explosion from a roadside bomb as he passed in Silvan in Diyarbakir province, Anadolu agency reported. The bomb was placed by the road to target a military vehicle. Militants of the Kurdistan …

Two mayors detained in Turkey on suspicion of separatism

Two mayors detained in Turkey on suspicion of separatism

In the cities of Sur and Silvan in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir, five people have been arrested in connection with allegations of ‘autonomy’. Among them are the heads of the municipalities of these cities, …