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Soldier killed in Turkey's Hakkari car accident

Soldier killed in Turkey's Hakkari car accident

One Turkish soldier died due to a military vehicle accident in eastern Hakkari province, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. "Our fellow soldier, Specialist Corporal Fatih Oz was martyred due to a military vehicle accident on …

Turkey moving military equipment to Iraqi border

Turkey moving military equipment to Iraqi border

Turkey is moving additional military equipment to the border with Iraq, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry. It is reported that the military equipment as part of the operation dubbed 'Pence' (Paw) is accumulated in …

Six Turkish servicemen struck by lightning in Hakkari

Six Turkish servicemen struck by lightning in Hakkari

Six Turkish servicemen have been hospitalized after a lightning hit the barracks in the country's Hakkari province, Turkish media reported. According to reports, health condition of the injured soldiers is assessed as normal. …

Rocket fire from Iraq kills Turkish soldier in Hakkari

Rocket fire from Iraq kills Turkish soldier in Hakkari

One Turkish serviceman was killed and four more people, including a civilian, were injured in the rocket fire from Iraq's northern areas controlled by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the authorities of Turkey's Hakkari province …

Six soldiers injured in attack in Turkey's Hakkari

Six soldiers injured in attack in Turkey's Hakkari

A Turkish military convoy was attacked in the Köprülü village of the Hakkari province. Hakkari Governor Cüneyit Orhan Toprak said that six soldiers were injured as a result of the …

Three Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK militants

Three Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK militants

Three Turkish soldiers were killed in the clashes with the PKK militants in the Hakkari province neighboring Iraq, the country's General Staff said. One soldier was also wounded in the attack in the Hakkari province where the …

Turkish military convoy attacked in Hakkari

Turkish military convoy attacked in Hakkari

Two Turkish village guards were killed and three others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded today as their vehicle was traveling in an area near Turkey’s border with Iraq and Iran, security sources said. The Turkish military …

Turkey to build 6 new football stadiums

Turkey to build 6 new football stadiums

Six new football stadiums will be built in such Turkish cities as Ankara, Elazig, Erzincan, Hakkari, Sirnak and Edirne, Turkey's Youth and Sports Ministry said in a message, noting that 820 million Turkish liras ($217 million) will …

Two soldiers killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s Hakkari

Two soldiers killed in PKK attack in Turkey’s Hakkari

Two Turkish soldiers were killed during an anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey's Hakkari province, Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said. One more soldier was injured in the PKK attack in Hakkari's Şemdinli district on …

More than 20 PKK members killed in eastern Turkey

More than 20 PKK members killed in eastern Turkey

At least 22 PKK terrorists have been killed in military operations in eastern Turkey, the country's Interior Ministry said in a statement. The ministry said 17 terrorists were killed in the Semdinli district of southeastern Hakkari …

PKK members kill 6 Turkish soldiers, 2 village guards - media

PKK members kill 6 Turkish soldiers, 2 village guards - media

Six Turkish soldiers and two members of the country's village guards were killed after clashes with PKK terrorists who were trying to cross into Turkey's southeastern Hakkari province from northern Iraq. According to military …

Blast in Turkey's Hakkari kills two soldiers

Blast in Turkey's Hakkari kills two soldiers

Two Turkish soldiers were killed today in the southeastern province of Hakkari after an improvised explosive device detonated, Turkish broadcaster CNN Turk reported. The bomb was set off as a Turkish army truck drove past it near the …

Bomb blast hits military vehicle, wounds 17 in Turkey's Hakkari

Bomb blast hits military vehicle, wounds 17 in Turkey's Hakkari

Explosives ripped through a Turkish military vehicle traveling through southeast Turkey on Monday, wounding 17 soldiers, the military said. The vehicle was passing through the Yuksekova district of Hakkari province, when the blast …

 Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Mardin and Hakkari

Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Mardin and Hakkari

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in two areas of southeast Turkey overnight, killing 11 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters, the army said. One air operation was conducted in the Dargecit district of Mardin province, …

Turkish soldier killed in PKK attack

Turkish soldier killed in PKK attack

At least one Turkish soldier has been killed and six wounded in an attack on a military convoy in eastern Turkey carried out by the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants. The militants used rocket launchers to attack the convoy …

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with PKK

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with PKK

One Turkish soldier was killed and four were wounded in an armed attack by PKK militants at the Gerkitepe Base defense zone in the district of Çukurca in southeastern Hakkari province, the Daily Sabah reported with reference to the Turkish …

 Another HDP deputy detained in Turkey’s Hakkari

Another HDP deputy detained in Turkey’s Hakkari

Police have detained a missing Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy in the eastern province of Hakkari, the Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said. “Three deputies had been fugitives. One of them, …

Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack in Hakkari

Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack in Hakkari

Two soldiers were killed and five others injured in clashes Thursday with PKK terrorists in Turkey's southeastern Hakkari province, according to a security source. “The clashes occurred in the Guvendagi neighborhood of the …