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Security Forces Hit PKK Group Said To Be Plotting Attack

June 08 2012


At least two people have been killed during a raid by Turkish security forces on a suspected group of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants, reports Today's Zaman (Turkey).

Friday's operation in the southeastern Hakkari province targeted a group of PKK fighters suspected of planning to detonate a land mine along a highway, said government authorities.

One soldier and one PKK fighter were killed in the fighting, said Turkish officials.

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