Turkish soldiers die in major PKK attack

September 6, 2015 7:52 PM

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Turkish soldiers die in major PKK attack

Several Turkish soldiers have been killed in a major attack in southeastern Hakkari province suspected to have been carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, reports say.

There was no immediate official casualty toll from Sunday's attack but in a sign of the gravity of the situation Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu broke off a trip to Konya to watch a national football game and summoned an emergency security meeting in Ankara, the reports added.

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