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Terror Attack in Turkey Denounced

Terror Attack in Turkey DenouncedTerror Attack in Turkey Denounced

Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a recent terrorist attack in Turkey’s southeastern Batman Province, which killed eight soldiers and wounded two others.

In a statement released on Saturday, the ministry decried the incident and offered condolences to the Turkish people and government, Tasnim News Agency reported. 

According to local reports, eight Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in the attack by Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Thursday in Batman.

In a statement, Batman governor’s office said, “The terrorists detonated an improvised explosive planted in the road when an armored military vehicle was passing through the rural district of Gercus.”

The Turkish security forces have intensified operations against PKK in Turkey, Iraq and Syria. PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and European Union.

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