Kurdish militant bomb attack kills three Turkish police officers: sources

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 18, 2016 1:12 AM

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish militants detonated a roadside bomb in the southeastern province of Sirnak overnight, killing three police officers and wounding four others in an armored vehicle, security sources said on Monday.

It said the blast occurred around 11:30 p.m. (4.30 p.m. ET on Sunday) in the Idil district of Sirnak, near the border with Syria, and simultaneously Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters attacked a security force base in the area with rifles. There were no casualties in that attack.

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(Reporting by Seyhmus Cakan; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Miral Fahmy)