A police officer was wounded Saturday in a terrorist PKK attack on a police unit in the southeastern Diyarbakir province, according to a security source.The wounded officer was rushed to a hospital in the region, the source said.
The source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking with the media, said one terrorist was killed during clashes after the attack in the Baglar district.
The PKK – listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU – resumed its decades-old armed campaign in July last year and has been responsible for the deaths of more than 1,100 security force members and civilians, including women and children.
Another incident on the same day injured six people. Assailants hurled two hand grenades at a concert in the coffee shop in Diyarbakir city, southeast Turkey, on Saturday night.
The attack injured six people who were rushed to a nearby hospital in a moderate condition, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported, citing local security sources.The attackers are two boys aged 12 and 13 years, the sources added. Security forces have begun investigations of both attacks.