The incident took place at 7:05 a.m. local time in the Semdinli district of Hakkari, as a group of PKK militants opened fire on a military unit in an operation to provide road safety between the Semdinli and Tekeli districts, Hurriyet daily reported.
A troop was killed, the army said in its statement, while two others were lightly wounded. Two F-16s were immediately sent to the region as part of a comprehensive military mobilization towards the region to defeat the terrorists, it read.
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