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Girl killed, 5 wounded by militant rocket in Turkey

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - A 9-year-old girl was killed and five people were wounded when a rocket fired by Kurdish militants hit a house in Diyarbakir province in southeastern Turkey on Sunday, the local governor's office said.
The Kurdish insurgents had targeted an armored police vehicle but instead struck a three-story house in the mainly Kurdish town of Bismil, it said.The governor's office also said two Kurdish militants were killed in the city of Diyarbakir in what appeared to be a separate incident.
Southeast Turkey has been scorched by deadly fighting between security forces and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) since the end of a two-year-long ceasefire in July.
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