Youth killed in clashes in Turkey's Kurdish southeast

January 7, 2015 9:47 AM

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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy was shot dead during clashes between police and Kurdish protesters in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday evening, and another man was wounded, security sources said.

It was the latest in a series of deaths highlighting the fragility of a two-year-old peace process between the government and the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a militant group that has waged a three-decade insurgency in pursuit of greater autonomy for Turkey's Kurds.

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