Blast kills 7 Turkish soldiers in Batman – UPDATE

At least 7 soldiers died as result of an explosion in the countryside of Batman.

A violent explosion occurred in the countryside of Batman province at around 6 am Thursday morning. The action, which targeted an armored vehicle of the Turkish army during military operation, has reportedly left at least 7 soldiers dead and 2 others wounded.

While the air-supported operation in the region continues, HPG sources have not made a statement yet.