Soldier martyred in southeastern Turkey
One Turkish soldier was martyred Wednesday during ongoing anti-PKK operations in southeastern Diyarbakir's Sur district, the military said, Anadolu Agency reported.
The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that the soldier was heavily injured in a gun attack during operations against the terrorist organization PKK today.
He has succumbed to his injuries in hospital, the statement added.
The Turkish army said that a terrorist was also killed in Wednesday's operations.
Parts of southeastern Turkey have been the focus of counter-terror operations and military curfews since Dec. 2015.