Turkey kills 7 Kurd fighters crossing from Syria

ISTANBUL - Turkish security forces killed seven Kurdish militants early on Friday after a large group of PKK fighters crossed over the border from Syria, Turkish military officials said.
It was the largest number killed in a firefight with the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers Party, since last summer.
The PKK called off a six-month long ceasefire in February raising fears that violence would pick up before a national election in Turkey on June 12.