Two Turkish soldiers killed in clashes in southeast

Turkish soldiers

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes in the largely Kurdish southeastern Hakkari province near the border with Iraq on Monday, Dogan news agency said.


No further details were immediately available. Violence in Turkey’s largely Kurdish southeast has flared since a 2-1/2-year-old ceasefire between the state and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fell apart in July 2015.