Turkish jets kill 13 Kurdish PKK militants in southeast Turkey

June 11, 2016 13:59

ISTANBUL - Turkish warplanes killed 13 suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants on Saturday in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, military sources said on Saturday.

They said the rebels were spotted by drones in the Lice region. Warplanes also struck PKK targets in the provinces of Siirt and Hakkari and in some areas of neighboring northern Iraq where the PKK has bases, the army said.

Two soldiers were killed and four injured in clashes with PKK militants in Hakkari province on Friday, the army also said.

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