At least 17 people were killed in recent violence:
Turkish operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (P.K.K.) left 13 guerrillas dead.
A policeman was shot dead in Zummar.
In Khalis, a dumped body was found.
An old landmine killed a farmer in Haji Omran.
In Choman, a man was killed when the old mortar he was handling unexpectedly exploded.