Turkey: Two soldiers killed in clash with Kurds

April 11, 2009 11:10

Turkey's military said two soldiers were killed in a clash with Kurdish rebels in the southeast of the country. A statement on the military's Website on Saturday said the clash occurred near the town of Sirnak, bordering Iraq, on Friday. No further details were given. Kurdish rebels have been fighting for autonomy in southeastern Turkey since 1984. Tens of thousands of people have died in the conflict since then.

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