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Turkish air strikes kill three PKK militants in southeast Turkey

Latest Update: September 1, 2016 | 387 Views
Turkish airstrikes

ISTANBUL: Turkish jets killed three Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in southeastern Turkey near the border with Iraq in air strikes on Thursday, the military said.

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The strikes near the town of Cukurca in a mountainous part of the border province of Hakkari come after a series of attacks launched by the PKK, which has fought a three-decade insurgency for Kurdish autonomy in southeastern Turkey. A ceasefire broke down just over a year ago.

Reuters