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Car Bomb Attack Kills Nine Soldiers in Southeast Turkey: Sources

Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and more than 20 people were wounded on Sunday when suspected Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb that ripped through a checkpoint near a police station in the country’s southeast, security sources said.

People carry an injured man from Midyat Police station after an explosion on June 8, 2016 in Midyat, southeast Turkey. Three people were killed and dozens injured in a car bombing on June 8, 2016 at a police station in southeast Turkey, a day before 11 people were killed in …

Clashes Between Turkey and Kurdish PKK Threaten Fragile Peace Talks

A clash between the Marxist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Turkish armed forces (TSK) left five militants dead and wounded four Turkish soldiers. The fight occurred despite the PKK leader’s call for a ceasefire in March. Now the fights threaten to end fragile peace talks while pro-Kurdish groups accuse Turkey of staging the attacks.

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