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.

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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.

Reuters