: Kurdish militants attack Turkish gendarmerie station, casualties reported
News11:50 Mar. 25, 2016

Kurdish militants attack Turkish gendarmerie station, casualties reported

Three soldiers are killed in a car bomb attack, dozens are injured

At least three police officers were killed and two dozen people were wounded in a terrorist attack in southeast Turkey.

A car exploded close to a police station on Thursday evening. The incident happened after the Turkish military carried out a range of raid on the Kurdistan Workers' Party.

Watch also Five killed in deadly suicide bomb attack in Istanbul

Violence has surged in southeastern Turkey since a 2-1/2-year PKK ceasefire collapsed in July 2015. The militants have focused their strikes on security forces in towns in the region, some of which have been under curfew.

The nine-month stand-off claimed nearly a thousand lives from both sides.

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