Saturday, July 30, 2016

Heavy Fighting Reported Between Turkish Military Forces And Kurdish Fighters

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BBC: Turkey-PKK conflict: Dozens killed in south-east clashes

The Turkish military has killed 35 Kurdish militants who tried to storm a base in the south-east, officials say.

The overnight attack, in the Cukurca district of Hakkari province near the Iraqi border, came hours after clashes between soldiers and militants left eight soldiers dead in the area.

A ceasefire between Turkey's military and the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) broke down in July last year.

The army is reeling from a huge purge following a coup attempt two weeks ago.

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More News On Heavy Fighting Being Reported Between Turkish Military Forces And Kurdish Fighters

Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base, officials say -- Reuters
Turkey: PKK fighters killed in attempt to storm base -- Al Jazeera
35 PKK terrorists killed in operations in Turkey's southeastern Hakkari province -- Daily Sabah
Turkey: 35 Kurdish militants killed trying to storm base -- The Hill
Turkey says eight soldiers killed, claims killing 35 Kurd fighters -- Europe Online

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice haul of weapons captured by the SAA.