Posted 19.06.2012 06:21:53 UTC
Updated 19.06.2012 06:49:32 UTC
Terrorists have launched a three-pronged attack in Hakkari's Dağlıca area storming a check-point on the border with Iraq with heavy weapons.
A big group of terrorists armed with heavy weapons and ascertained to have infiltrated from the north of Iraq attacked at 04 hours this morning the Yeşiltaş check-point battering simultaneously three bases attached to the check-point with rocket launchers and mortar shells. Eight soldiers were killed in the ensuing shoot-out and 15 others were injured.
Confrontations in the region are still continuing sporadically.