ISTANBUL, Sept 27 (KUNA) -- Up to two Turkish soldiers were injured in a bomb blast in the southeastern province of Sirnak, authorities here reported on Thursday.
According to NTV news network report, the soldiers were injured in a landmine blast while they were on board a military vehicle, and were taken immediately to hospital for treatment.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but it is widely thought that the attack was carried out by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
The attack comes after Turkey's Chief of General Staff General Najdat Ozal announced that the Turkish forces will attack headquarters of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Qandil Mountains northern Iraq.
The PKK launched an armed campaign against Turkey in 1984 in a quest to gain independence for the Kurds living in the southeast of the country. (end) ta.sfm KUNA 271631 Sep 12NNNN