Explosion in Turkey: Casualties reported
Three Turkish soldiers were killed, five others injured during anti-terror operations in Kupeli Mountain, also known as Gabar Mountain, of Turkey's southeastern Sırnak province, the Sırnak Governorate said on Tuesday.
The soldiers were carrying out search operations against the PKK terrorist group in the region of Kupeli Mountain, when an improvised explosive, which was previously planted by PKK terrorists, was detonated.
The injured soldiers were immediately dispatched via helicopter to Şırnak State Hospital for medical treatment.
Media sources stated that anti-terror operations in the region were continuing.