According to the news agency Interfax, during the battle four militants were destroyed. At the same time, law enforcement officers also suffered losses - two policemen were killed, several were injured. The death of police officers occurred after the explosion of an explosive device by terrorists. According to some reports, it could be a combat grenade.
After some time, Turkish sources spread the message that 7 terrorists were eliminated as a result of a shootout in Diyarbakir. Edition Hürriyet confirms the report of two dead police officers, adding that five police officers were injured. In addition, the Turkish newspaper writes that the 12 terrorists were taken alive during the special operation.
An official representative of the Turkish police reports that the counter-terrorist operation in Diyarbakir is not over.