Three Soldiers Killed In Turkey

At least three soldiers have been killed, and a further five wounded, by mortar fire by militants, in southeastern Turkey.

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and five others were wounded by mortar fire from Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants near the southeastern town of Cukurca, security sources said on Saturday.

Soldiers who were on an operation in Cukurca in Hakkari province bordering Iraq and Iraq returned the fire, sources said.

Operations were reportedly under way to hunt down the militants.

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