Clashes, militant bombing, kill nine in southeast Turkey

Kurdish militants killed two police officers in a car bomb attack on a checkpoint in southeast Turkey on Sunday, as authorities imposed a curfew in the region’s largest city Diyarbakir where clashes broke out, security sources said. Turkish forces backed up by helicopters and commandos shelled a mountainous area where the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters had fled after the checkpoint attack in Sirnak province, killing six of them, the sources added. A police officer was reported killed in another confrontation.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4700361,00.html

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