4 dead in bomb attack in SE Turkey

Baku, May 31, AZERTAC

At least four people have been killed in southeastern Turkey in an improvised bomb attack, according to Anadolu Agency.

Explosives were detonated by terrorists as an armored police vehicle passed in Silopi district of Sirnak province, the governor's office has confirmed.

Civilians Isa Torlak, Ekrem Birlik, Davut Yoksul, and four-year-old Halime Birlik were killed in the attack, which left 23 people wounded, including five police officers, military and police sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said.

Six people were critically wounded, hospital sources said.

The injured were taken to Silopi State Hospital as police launched an anti-terror operation in the region.

Several houses and vehicles were also damaged in the attack.

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