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18 killed in PKK car bomb in southeast Turkey- 27 wounded

18 killed in PKK car bomb in southeast Turkey- 27 wounded

Oct 09, – Prime Minister Binali Yildirim gave the death toll during a press conference in Istanbul and condemned the attack. Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb Sunday outside a military checkpoint in southeast Turkey, killing ten soldiers and eight civilians, the prime minister said. Turkey immediately launched a military operation against the rebels in […]

October 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Six people killed in PKK car bombing in Turkey’s southeast- deputy PM

Six people killed in PKK car bombing in Turkey’s southeast- deputy PM

Aug  15, – Twenty-one people, some of the police officers, were wounded in the bombing on a busy road between the city of Diyarbakir, the region’s largest, and the district of Bismil, Deputy Prime Ministers Numan Kurtulmus said. A car bomb killed six people including four police officers and a child outside a police station […]

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US deploys F-16s to Turkey for IS fight

US deploys F-16s to Turkey for IS fight

Aug 09, – The deployment marks the first time since an international coalition began bombing IS targets in Iraq and Syria a year ago that US jets will launch strikes from Turkey, following an accord signed with Ankara late last month. The United States for the first time Sunday deployed half a dozen F-16 warplanes […]

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