1 Captain Killed in Çukurca

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Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) members have launched rocket attack on the personnel of 2nd Border Brigadier Commandership in Hakkari’s district of Çukurca; one captain has been killed, six soldiers have been wounded.

The wounded soldiers have been taken to Hakkari State Hospital and that an operation has been launched in the region.

The attack occured a kilometer from Oğul Village fork on Hakkari-Çukurca highway at 11:30 p.m. yesterday (June 19), the Turkish Armed Forces stated. (AS/TK)