PKK members kill 6 Turkish soldiers, 2 village guards - media

PKK members kill 6 Turkish soldiers, 2 village guards - media

Six Turkish soldiers and two members of the country's village guards were killed after clashes with PKK terrorists who were trying to cross into Turkey's southeastern Hakkari province from northern Iraq.

According to military sources, five PKK terrorists were killed by the security forces in Şemdinli district. The clashes erupted while the terrorists were trying to infiltrate into the Derecik border town's rural area from Iraq, the Daily Sabah reported.

An air-supported operation is underway in the area as clashes are ongoing, reports said.

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