ANKARA, 4th January, 2016 (WAM) — A Turkish soldier has died in hospital after being injured in an anti-terror operation in southeastern Turkey, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement today.

According to the Turkish News Agency, Anadolu Agency, the soldier was seriously wounded during an operation against the PKK terrorist organisation in Sur district of southeastern Diyarbakir province at 10.25 a.m. local time, 08:25 GMT, on Sunday, the statement read. He died in hospital on Monday.