ANKARA: Four Turkish soldiers and one policeman killed in a bomb blast in southeastern Turkey.
The incident occurred when security forces were doing a search operation in Nusaybin town and a PKK militant detonated a handmade explosive
Turkish General staff claimed that government troops killed 28 PKK militants in a operation in southeastern province of Mardin on Saturday and Security forces killed 22 PKK members on Sunday.
Turkey is continuously being hit by PKK militants in a series of suicide attacks.
37 people were killed earlier this month while 29 people were killed in similar bombing attack in Ankara last month.
A suicide Kurd bomber killed at least 36 people and injured 61 in Ankara on February 17.
Four people were killed and 36 wounded days before in Istanbul when a suicide bomber blew up himself in a shopping street.
PKK is targeting Turkey after the cease-fire agreement was cancelled in July 2013 when PKK was found involved in a suicide attack in a Turkish town of border area.
PKK is also listed as a terrorist group by Turkey, EU and US.