Three Turkish soldiers killed as PKK steps up attacks after Ankara air strikes

August 2, 2015 8:12 PM

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Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed two soldiers and wounded 31 in an overnight suicide attack in eastern Turkey, the army says, as violence escalates following Ankara's air bombardment targeting Kurdish militants.

PKK militants drove a tractor filled with explosives into a military outpost in the Dogubeyazit district of the eastern Agri province bordering Iran on Saturday night, the army said in a statement.

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