Deadly attack on police station in southeastern Turkey, An attack has been launched on a police station in Turkey’s troubled southeast region. The incident comes amid escalating violence between Ankara and Kurdish separatists.

The provincial governor’s office in the Cinar district of Diyarbakir region said on Thursday that an overnight attack on a police compound had left five people dead and 39 wounded.

Officials blamed the attack on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a terrorist organization with a strong foothold in the southeastern part of Turkey. The PKK has been engaged in a decades-long insurgency against Ankara.

 

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