In the Turkish town of Silopi, near the border with Iraq, an explosion occurred. At least 4 people were killed and 19 wounded. Five of the victims were police officers, said the Agency Anadolu</u>.
According to the preliminary version, detonated an improvised explosive device that was laid in the sewer. The explosion occurred at the moment when there passed a police car.
At the scene working employees of special services. In the attack suspected activists of the outlawed Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK).
The Turkish authorities are in the phase of acute confrontation with fighters of the PKK, fighting for Kurdish autonomy. The PKK bases located in Iraqi Kurdistan. At the end of July last year, the PKK declared the impossibility of further truce with Turkey, which resulted in the bombing of the Turkish air force within Iraq.