2 Turkish soldiers killed in bomb attack by PKK militants
                 Source: Xinhua | 2016-04-25 19:25:59 | Editor: huaxia

Rescue workers help an injured man after a rocket hit a mosque on April 24, 2016 in Kilis. Two rockets fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group hit the border town of Kilis on Sunday, leaving 16 people injured, media reports said. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

ANKARA, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Two soldiers of the Turkish security forces were killed and two others wounded in a bomb attack by the militants of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey on Monday, private Dogan news agency reported.

The handmade bomb, planted by the PKK, exploded very close to a building when the Turkish troops were launching the military operation in Nusaybin town of Mardin province bordering Syria, according to the report.

The wounded were sent to a military hospital in the region for treatment, said the report.

Since a two-year cease-fire between the government and the PKK disintegrated last July, Turkish security forces have launched a major campaign against the PKK in southeast Turkey, leaving over 260 members of Turkey's security forces and thousands of PKK members dead.

Rescue workers help an injured man after a rocket hit a mosque on April 24, 2016 in Kilis. Two rockets fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group hit the border town of Kilis on Sunday, leaving 16 people injured, media reports said. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

The PKK, waging its separatist war against Turkey since 1984, is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.

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2 Turkish soldiers killed in bomb attack by PKK militants

Source: Xinhua 2016-04-25 19:25:59

Rescue workers help an injured man after a rocket hit a mosque on April 24, 2016 in Kilis. Two rockets fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group hit the border town of Kilis on Sunday, leaving 16 people injured, media reports said. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

ANKARA, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Two soldiers of the Turkish security forces were killed and two others wounded in a bomb attack by the militants of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey on Monday, private Dogan news agency reported.

The handmade bomb, planted by the PKK, exploded very close to a building when the Turkish troops were launching the military operation in Nusaybin town of Mardin province bordering Syria, according to the report.

The wounded were sent to a military hospital in the region for treatment, said the report.

Since a two-year cease-fire between the government and the PKK disintegrated last July, Turkish security forces have launched a major campaign against the PKK in southeast Turkey, leaving over 260 members of Turkey's security forces and thousands of PKK members dead.

Rescue workers help an injured man after a rocket hit a mosque on April 24, 2016 in Kilis. Two rockets fired into Turkey from an area of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group hit the border town of Kilis on Sunday, leaving 16 people injured, media reports said. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)

The PKK, waging its separatist war against Turkey since 1984, is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.

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