Turkey Kills 28 Kurdish militants after attacks: Defence Ministry

Vastavam web: Turkey has killed 28 Kurdish militants in retaliation to an attack which left three Turkish soldiers dead, the Defence Ministry said in a statement. On Saturday, three Turkish soldiers were killed and one was injured in a mortar attack by Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey southeastern Hakkari province, Xinhua news agency reported.

Meanwhile, one Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish militia in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat. Turkish army had responded with aerial bombardments and artillery fire both in Turkey’s Hakkari and Syria’s Tel Rifaat, the Ministry said.