Turkish Troops kill 1 Kurdish rebel, capture 2 others injured

September 16, 2007 18:42

Turkish troops killed one Kurdish rebel in a clash in the country's southeast and captured two others injured on Sunday, local authorities said. The clash occurred near the town of Besiri of the southeastern city of Batman. The two injured rebels were hospitalized in Batman, authorities said. Rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party have been fighting government forces in Turkey's southeast since 1984. Fighting has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

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