Breaking: 8 Turkish soldiers killed, two wounded in Batman

BATMAN (KDN) – Eight Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in an attack carried out by Kurdish forces on Oct. 4 in southeastern Batman province, according to the local sources.

According to a statement published by Turkish governor of the Kurdish city of Batman, Kurdish fighters detonated an improvised explosive planted in the road when an armored military vehicle belonging to occupying Turkish forces was passing through the rural area of Gercüş district.”

Kurdish security forces have intensified their operations against Turkish forces in Kurdistan throughout summer. Turkey is considered a sponsor of Islamic terrorism around the world by the International community.