Turkish soldier killed in clash with Kurdish rebels

April 17, 2008 10:46

Officials say a Turkish soldier was killed in a clash between troops and Kurdish rebels near Turkey's southeastern border with Iraq. The local governor's office said the clash took place late Wednesday on Mount Kupeli in Sirnak province. On the same day Turkish warplanes hit a group of Kurdish rebels reportedly trying to infiltrate Turkey from the Avasin-Basyan region of northern Iraq.

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