8 soldiers die in bomb attack in Siirt
SIIRT - 8 soldiers died in a roadside bomb targeted a military vehicle as passing in southeastern Siirt-Pervari highway.
It is reported that a bomb which was planted on roadside between Pervari- Siirt was detonated while the soldiers passing by to go to the dam protection near the village of Kilis.
According to initial reports 8 soldiers killed and some others were wounded during the attack.
Wounded soldiers transferred to Siirt State Hospital and taken under treatment. Police took strict security measures around the hospital.
An operation backed by helicopters was launched after the Siirt-Pervari highway closed for transportation.
The bomb was believed that detonated with a remote control.
Governor of Siirt province Mustafa Tutulmaz has verified that 8 soldiers lost their lives. (ILKHA)