February 2016 Diyarbakır bombing

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2016 Diyarbakır bombing
Part of Kurdish–Turkish conflict (2015–present)
Diyarbakir in Turkey.svg
Location of Diyarbakır Province in Turkey
LocationLice, Diyarbakır, Turkey
Date18 February 2016 (UTC+02:00)
Attack type
Bombing, Improvised explosive device
Weaponsan explosive device
Deaths6 soldiers
Injured1 soldier
PerpetratorsPeople's Defence Forces
MotiveKurdish-Turkish conflict

The 2016 Diyarbakır bombing occurred on 18 February 2016 in Diyarbakır, a city in Diyarbakır Province, Turkey. The bombing consisted of a roadside bomb that killed 6 soldiers and injured another.[1][2][3][4]

The Kurdish HPG forces claimed responsibility for the attack.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PKK targets military vehicle in SE Turkey". Aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  2. ^ Zeynep Bilginsoy, Joshua Berlinger and Tim Hume, CNN (18 February 2016). "Ankara bombing aftermath: Turkish soldiers killed in new blast". CNN.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "PKK attack targeting military convoy kills 6 soldiers in southeastern Diyarbakır province". Daily Sabah. Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  4. ^ Constanze Letsch and agencies (2016-02-18). "Explosion hits another Turkish military convoy one day after Ankara attack | World news". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-02-18.
  5. ^ "Calakiya Misilleme a Amed". Archived from the original on 2016-03-01. Retrieved 2016-02-19.

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