Four Wounded In Explosion In Southeastern Yüksekova

56e41795c03c0e36a0030831Four people, including a reporter, have been wounded in a blast in the Yüksekova district of southeastern Hakkari province, just hours after a curfew which will become effective late on March 13 was announced.

The explosion took place in Yüksekova’s Orman neighborhood on March 13 and wounded four people. A reporter from Jinnha News Agency, identified as Gülfidan Ataman, was among the wounded persons, according to initial reports.

While the cause of the blast remains unclear, local residents claimed a mortar shell hit the neighborhood.

The division command post in Yüksekova dispatched helicopters to hills surrounding the district.

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