Two police officers and a child were killed in an Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) car bomb attack targeting a traffic police station in the Şükürlü village located between the Çınar and the Bismil districts of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Aug. 15, the Diyarbakır Governor’s Office has announced.
The wounded were transferred to nearby hospitals.
The blast also created a hole with a depth of five meters in the road, which was closed to traffic.
Meanwhile, security forces conducted an operation in the region to apprehend the militants responsible for the blast.
Just last week, 12 people were killed in a series of attacks targeting Turkish police and soldiers.
ksb/se (AP, AFP, Reuters)