23 Jun '16, 10pm
Attack on #military base in #Turkish southeast: One dead, 12 injured in #PKK
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The victim was identified as a 39-year-old civilian lorry driver, Halil Ibrahim Sevimli, who was driving by the military base at the time of the blast, Anadolu news agency said, citing a military source. Those injured were hospitalized. The Turkish military commenced an operation to bust the attackers. Violence in Turkey escalated in mid-2015, when the Turkish government launched a military campaign against the PKK, which is considered a terrorist organization by Ankara, in the country's southeast.