One soldier was killed and another wounded in the Eastern Turkey province of elazığ. As reported by military sources, he was killed in a clash with militants of the Kurdistan workers party.
According to the official, after the resumption of the conflict between Turkey and the Kurds killed about 1,200 Turkish military and civilians. Kurdish fighters, according to official Ankara, has lost about 10,000 people.
The Kurdistan workers ‘ party, which for decades has been fighting against the government, declared a terrorist group not only by Turkey but also the United States and the European Union.
At the same time, Washington supports the Syrian democratic Union, which unites living in Syria the Kurds. Turkey calls it the militia offshoot of the PKK, and thus a terrorist group.