VAN, Turkey

Two road workers were killed in a terrorist attack in eastern Turkey, local authorities said on Monday.

A service vehicle of a construction firm working on the Belbuka Plateau in Catak in the eastern Van province was attacked by PKK terrorists with handmade explosives, according to a statement from the Van Governor’s Office.

Two workers were martyred in the attack and eight others were injured, it added.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK – listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and European Union – has been responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants.

*Writing by Havva Kara Aydin

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