Three people were injured in the explosion of a car bomb in the province of Batman, located in the South-East of Turkey. On Friday, June 9 Reuters.
The explosion occurred near a checkpoint of the gendarmerie. Among the victims, two soldiers and a civilian.
While none of the groups has claimed responsibility for the attacks. However, local authorities stated that the explosion — the handiwork of the outlawed Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK).
In the province of Batman had previously carried out operations against the PKK.
Since 1984, the PKK is waging an armed struggle for political rights of Kurds in Turkey and the establishment of Kurdish autonomy in its composition. The truce between the Turkish government and the Kurds was terminated in July of 2015. The reason for the resumption of the active phase of the confrontation was a terrorist attack in the town of Suruç, when 32 people were killed, mostly Kurds.