July 30, 2015 / 9:44 AM / 2 years ago

Turkish military says three soldiers killed in PKK attack in the southeast

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed three Turkish soldiers in an attack on an army battalion in Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak on Thursday, the military said in a statement.

Helicopters and a commando unit have been dispatched to the area, the army said, adding that the operation was still underway.

Writing by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Nick Tattersall

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