In Turkey, in the center of Diyarbakir, where confrontations continue between the army and members of the PKK, which is banned in Turkey, there is an intense battle with the use of machine guns and artillery, shots of which can be heard throughout the city.

Several ambulances, escorted by the police, arrived at the scenes of the clashes. The historic district of Sur was cordoned off by the military, who are attacking Kurdish positions.

According to the mayor of Diyarbakir, Firat Unley, only about 20 thousand people from 70 thousand inhabitants of Sur remain in their homes, RIA Novosti reports.