Incident Summary:

11/25/2018: Assailants fired a rocket targeting the Martyr Bulent Aydin border outpost in Igdir, Turkey. One soldier was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

GTD ID:
201811250012

When:
2018-11-25

Country:
Turkey

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Igdir

City:
Unknown

Location Details:
The incident occurred near the border with Iran.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Turkish Armed Forces (TSK)
Specific Description Martyr Bulent Aydin border outpost
Nationality of Target Turkey
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
A rocket was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Turkish soldier injured in PKK rocket attack," Anadolu Agency (AA), November 26, 2018.
"Turkish Soldier Injured In PKK Rocket Attack," Yeni Safak Online, November 26, 2018.