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Policeman, PKK militant killed in southeast Turkey: Governor's office

A policeman and a militant from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Friday, the local governor`s office said.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

Bomb blast hits military vehicle, wounds 17 in southeast Turkey: Army

The vehicle was passing through the Yuksekova district of Hakkari province, which borders Iran and Iraq, when the blast occurred, the army said, adding the wounded were immediately taken to hospital.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Car bomb in southeast Turkey wounds three people - Governor's office

A teacher in a separate vehicle was killed in the gunfire and a bystander was wounded, it said, adding the gunmen escaped with the stolen car.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Turkish warplane crashes near airport in southeast

A Turkish fighter jet crashed near an airport in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Monday, the military said, but the pilot was able to safely eject from the plane.

Dec 13, 2016, 02:28 AM IST

1 dead, 30 injured as blast hits Turkey`s Diyarbakir: medical sources

At least one person was killed and 30 injured in a blast outside a police building Friday in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, the center of the Kurdish minority, medical sources told AF

Nov 04, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Turkey detains Diyarbakir mayors on `terrorism` links

A Turkish court has ordered the detention of the two mayors of Diyarbakir, the largest city in the predominantly Kurdish southeast of the country, accusing them of "terrorist" activities linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK).

Oct 31, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

Turkish air strikes kill 16 suspected PKK militants in southeast: Sources

Turkish air strikes have killed 16 suspected members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group in the southeastern province of Hakkari near the border with Iraq over the past two days, security sources said on Wednesday.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

PKK bombing kills 7 near Turkey's Diyarbakir

The blast hit a police traffic control building on a highway leading southeast from Diyarbakir to the city of Batman, killing the seven.

Aug 15, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

Blast in Turkey's Diyarbakir province kills three

Two police officers and a civilian were killed in a car bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir province on Monday, local media reported.

Aug 15, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

Five soldiers killed, 8 wounded in attack in Turkey's southeast: Sources

Five soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded in Turkey's southeastern Sirnak province on Wednesday in an attack believed to have been carried out by militants of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), security sources said.

Aug 10, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base: Officials

Turkey's military killed 35 militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party after they attempted to storm a base in the southeastern Hakkari province early on Saturday, military officials said.

Jul 30, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Turkey, northern Iraq, 10 killed

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in southeast Turkey and northern Iraq, killing at least ten fighters, security sources said on Wednesday.

May 18, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

Turkey says 4 'bombmakers' killed in blast in southeast

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the car bomb.

May 13, 2016, 03:41 AM IST

'Several dead in blast in Turkey's Kurdish majority southeast'

The blast struck the majority Kurdish city "while PKK militants loaded explosives onto a stolen truck.

May 13, 2016, 03:32 AM IST

One killed, 47 injured in Turkey car bombing: Military source

Turkey has waged an offensive against the PKK after the collapse in 2015 of a two-year ceasefire with the group that has been a thorn in its side for three decades.

Apr 12, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

Turkey detains 'perpetrator of Diyarbakir car bombing': Report

Turkish authorities Saturday detained the suspected perpetrator of a car bomb attack in its main Kurdish-majority city that killed seven police, as a new bombing hit the troubled southeast.

Apr 02, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

Car bomb kills seven police officers in Turkey's Diyarbakir; around two dozen people injured

A car bomb killed seven police officers and wounded around two dozen people in Turkey`s Diyarbakir on Thursday, security sources and officials said, a day before the prime minister is due to visit the biggest city in the largely Kurdish southeast.

Mar 31, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Strong blast in Turkey's Diyarbakir; four police officers killed, 14 wounded

Four police officers were killed and 14 people wounded in a bomb attack on Thursday targeting the Turkish police in the Kurdish-majority southeastern city of Diyarbakir, a security source said. 

Mar 31, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

Six killed in PKK attack on military convoy in southeast Turkey: Sources

Suspected Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK) rebels attacked Turkish soldier's convoy in the southeastern region of Diyarbakir.

Feb 18, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Kurdish militants kill three Turkish security force members: Army, media

Kurdish militants killed two Turkish soldiers and one police officer, Turkey`s military and state-run media said on Wednesday, with the rebels in one incident trying to cross the border into Turkey from neighbouring Syria.

Feb 10, 2016, 12:44 PM IST