PKK militants attack Turkish military outpost, 3 killed in ensuing clashes, military says

August 12, 2015 3:28 PM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's military says Kurdish rebels attacked a military outpost in southeast Turkey, triggering a clash that left a soldier and two militants dead.

The military said rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK on Wednesday fired shots and rockets at the post near the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir. The soldier died of his wounds in hospital while four others were injured.

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