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6 killed, 54 wounded in PKK attacks in SE Turkey

6 killed, 54 wounded in PKK attacks in SE Turkey

ANKARA — A total of six civilians were killed and 54 others wounded on Wednesday in two separate attacks staged by militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey, local Dogan News Agency reported.

Two civilians were killed and 50 others wounded when a roadside bomb was detonated by PKK militants in Kiziltepe district of Mardin province, according to an official.

A separate bomb blast hit Sur district of the Diyarbakir province while a police vehicle was passing by, killing four civilians and wounding four police officers, according to the report.

The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and EU, resumed its 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in 2015. (PNA/Xinhua)

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