At least 9 civilians slain by PKK terrorists since beggining of 2019
The PKK terrorists have martyred at least nine civilians, including children, this year in Turkey, according to the information gathered by Anadolu Agency.
The terror group killed at least one civilian and injured seven others as it detonated an improvised explosive device on roadside in Turkey's eastern Ağrı province on June 1.
On June 10, the PKK terrorists again targeted road construction workers, who were building a road in the Yüksekova district of eastern Hakkari province.
At least two workers were slain by the terrorists.
Also in June, a 53-year-old shepherd was kidnapped by the PKK terrorists in eastern Kars province.
Süleyman Güldere was abducted while he was herding his cattle in Yankıpınar village.
Güldere's body was found dead from a gunshot wound in a tent nearby Cemce neighborhood, which is considered a critical area in terms of terror incidents.
The terrorists continued to target shepherds in early July. Two more shepherds were found dead after being abducted by the PKK in southeastern Şırnak province.
Abdulhakim Demir and Vali Çevik were kidnapped while herding their flocks in Geçitboyu village. Their bodies were later found dead from gunshot wounds.
On Monday, another road construction worker, Syrian national Valid Youssef, was killed in a roadside bombing also in Şırnak province.
The bloody attack injured two others, including one in critical condition.
The PKK terrorist organization's latest attack involved children on Monday.
Two siblings in eastern Tunceli province were killed by an explosive planted beforehand by the terrorists.
Ayaz Güloğlu, 8, lost his life at the scene after stepping on the explosive, while his sister Nupelda Güloğlu, 4, lost her life at an Elazığ hospital after being rushed there by a military helicopter.
The death of the kids has sparked a public outcry across Turkey against the PKK terrorist group.
In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the death of some 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.