Turkey: 2 Soldiers reported killed by PKK

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and five others injured during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Hakkari on Thursday, Turkish General Staff said in a statement.

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The clashes took place in Cukurca district of Hakkari while the Turkish soldiers were conducting an anti-terror operation. The injured soldiers were sent to local hospital.

Meanwhile, Turkish air forces killed 21 PKK militants in an area close to the Iraqi border on late Wednesday and early Thursday, the statement said.

The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by the United States, the European Union and Turkey. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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