Police raked a car at a check point in the entry of Tatvan district of Bitlis province Wednesday afternoon. The armed attack was followed by a clash, during which 3 people lost their lives at the scene. Two more people by the names of Mehmet Yanardağ and Siyahmet Aslan who suffered heavy injuries in the attack were taken to hospital but couldn’t survive.
Two other people with wounds are reported to be receiving treatment at Tatvan Public Hospital.
A related statement by Bitlis Governor’s Office claimed that a clash erupted at a police check point between police forces and a group of PKK members preparing for an attack.
Source: Firat News Agency
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