According to the Doğan news agency, PKK members detonated two handmade explosives via remote control that they had planted on Monday morning in the district. Following the violent explosion, fighting erupted between security forces and PKK terrorists.
Five special operations police officers and four gendarmerie special operations members were wounded during the clash. The injured soldiers and police officers were taken to nearby hospitals. One police officer who sustained gunshot wounds and a soldier hit by shrapnel were taken into surgery. The injured security officers are reportedly in good health.