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Turkey: Turkish soldiers shot dead in Hakkari [GRAPHIC]00:50

Turkey: Turkish soldiers shot dead in Hakkari [GRAPHIC]

Turkey, Hakkari
October 25, 2014 at 16:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Unidentified men shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the province of Hakkari on Saturday. According to witnesses, masked men shot the soldiers in the head from behind. Hakkari Governor Yakup Canpolat has since announced an investigation into the incident.

Tensions remain high in Turkey, as pro-Kurdish nationals continue to protest the government’s policies on Syrian Kurdish refugees in Kobane attempting to cross the border into Turkey to flee the advance of self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) forces.

Turkey: Turkish soldiers shot dead in Hakkari [GRAPHIC]00:50
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Unidentified men shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the province of Hakkari on Saturday. According to witnesses, masked men shot the soldiers in the head from behind. Hakkari Governor Yakup Canpolat has since announced an investigation into the incident.

Tensions remain high in Turkey, as pro-Kurdish nationals continue to protest the government’s policies on Syrian Kurdish refugees in Kobane attempting to cross the border into Turkey to flee the advance of self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) forces.