Three suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, were killed Tuesday in a battle against army soldiers in southeastern Turkey. The clash, which follows the end earlier this year of a PKK cease-fire, occurred in a rural area of Şırnak province on Turkey’s border with Iraq, a local security source said.
Soldiers opened fire against the alleged PKK members while on a mission to prevent the infiltration of rebels from northern Iraq, where the outlawed group has rear bases. Read the rest of this entry »
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