Five Turkish soldiers killed, six injured in southeast clashes -Sources

By: | Published: September 3, 2016 8:34 PM

The soldiers were guarding a road in Hakkari's Semdinli district when the clashes broke out, the security sources said. An operation was underway to catch the militants, they said.

Five Turkish soldiers were killed and six more were wounded (Reuters)Five Turkish soldiers were killed and six more were wounded (Reuters)

Five Turkish soldiers were killed and six more were wounded in clashes with militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Saturday, security sources said, adding to a recent spike in violence in the southeastern Hakkari province.

The soldiers were guarding a road in Hakkari’s Semdinli district when the clashes broke out, the security sources said. An operation was underway to catch the militants, they said.

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