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Three soldiers killed in PKK attack in Turkey

Three soldiers were killed in a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Uludere district of the southeastern province of Şırnak on June 27. Security sources said PKK militants opened fire on a military vehicle carrying food …

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Two Turkish soldiers killed in Sirnak in clash with PPK

Turkish soldiers clashed with Kurdish militants in a rural area of southeast Turkey near the Iraqi border on Friday morning, the armed forces said. The firefight occurred around 9.30 am (0630 GMT) in the Uludere district of Sirnak …

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Bomb blast kills children in Turkey's Sirnak

A bomb blast in the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak killed at least two children, local officials said on Saturday. Four more children were also wounded in the attack, the governor's …

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Turkish PM: PKK responsible for attack in Sirnak

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said there was no doubt that the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency for Kurdish autonomy, was responsible for the attack in Sirnak province. …

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Explosion in Turkey's Cizre kills nine police officers

An explosion has hit a police checkpoint in the Turkish border town of Cizre, with reports of at least nine dead and 64 wounded in the latest attack in the country’s south-east. State-run Anadolu Agency blamed the attack on the …

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Two soldiers killed in Sirnak explosion

A Turkish military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in southeast Sirnak province near the Iraqi border, killing two soldiers, the Dogan news agency reports. No one claimed responsibility for the blast yet, Reuters …

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 Two southeastern Turkish provinces to be renamed

A draft law was submitted Tuesday to the Turkish parliament to change the administrative status of two southeastern provinces and two districts. The draft law proposes to downgrade Hakkari and Sirnak provinces to districts, and rename …

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Turkish soldier martyred in PKK attack

A Turkish soldier has succumbed to wounds after being shot during PKK attacks in the southeastern Sirnak province, a security source said, Anadolu Agency reports. A group of terrorists attacked police and gendarmerie headquarters as …

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Blast in Turkey: 4 civilians dead, 19 injured

Four civilians were killed and 19 people including five policemen were wounded in a PKK bomb attack in the Silopi district of southeastern Sirnak province on Monday, Daily Sabah reported citing security sources. PKK terrorists detonated …

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Turkey manages to prevent major terrorist attack

The Turkish media reported today about the prevention of a terrorist act on the highway between the districts of Midyat and Mardin Province and the Idil Sirnak province. During the audit of the operational information the …

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Curfew introduced in Sirnak

The Turkish government has imposed a curfew in the southeastern town of Sirnak, the provincial governor's office said. The curfew came into effect on Monday night, TASS reports with reference to Reuters. Earlier, …

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60 PKK members killed in Cizre

60 members of the PKK organization, which is banned in Turkey, have been killed in the course of a special operation conducted by the security forces in the Turkish town of Cizre located in the province of Şırnak,'' local mass media reported. Law enforcers ...

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Nine people killed by fire in Şırnak

Nine people died and 25 people were injured in a fire at a residential house in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şırnak, local media report. All the dead and injured are Turkish citizens. The cause of the fire has not been …

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Three police officers killed in southeastern Turkey

Three police officers were killed and four more were wounded during a bomb explosion in the province of Sirnak in southeastern Turkey. According to CNN Turk, the bomb was planted by militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party …

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