Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east Turkey

August 2, 2015 10:11 AM

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Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east Turkey

ISTANBUL The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded in an attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

The suicide attack was carried out with a tractor loaded with two tonnes of explosives on a gendarmerie outpost in the Dogubeyazit district of eastern Agri province, bordering Iran, the provincial governor's office and the army said.

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