Turkish troops kill 7 Kurdish rebels in clash

By REUTERS
April 28, 2011 14:59

TUNCELI, Turkey - Turkish security forces killed seven Kurdish guerrillas in an army operation in eastern Turkey, military sources told Reuters on Thursday.

At least 1,000 soldiers, backed by helicopters, attacked a large group of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in a mountainous area on the borders of Tunceli and Bingol provinces late on Wednesday, the sources said.

Operations against the guerrillas were continuing on Thursday, they added.


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