Terrorism & Insurgency

Suspected PKK IED attack wounds 18 people in Turkey's Mersin

19 October 2017

SEVENTEEN police officers and a civilian were wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack targeting a bus carrying police officers in the Yenisehir municipality in Turkey's Mersin province on 17 October, Reuters reported. Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, authorities blamed the Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan (PKK).



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