17 Turkish soldiers were injured in the explosion of a land mine laid by militants of the Kurdistan workers party. The attack was carried out in the province of Hakkari, located on the South-East of Turkey.
An improvised explosive device was detonated when near him rode the bus with the soldiers. The victims were taken to local hospitals. Four of them critical.
PKK is recognized a terrorist group by Turkey, the US and the EU. She began an armed struggle for independence of Turkish Kurdistan in 1984. This struggle has claimed 40,000 lives.
In 2013, the Kurds and the Turks signed a truce, which lasted only two years. After the resumption of hostilities has killed 10,000 Kurds and 1,200 Turks.