Turkish soldier killed in cross-border terror attack

One Turkish soldier was killed, and two others were wounded in southeast Turkey as they came under fire from the Iranian side of the border, Report says, citing Turkey’s Defense Ministry.

The soldiers were conducting reconnaissance and surveillance mission at the border town of Yuksekova in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hakkari, the ministry said.

Turkey has been fighting against the Kurdish militant group PKK along its borders with Syria and Iraq for several decades.


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