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11 Turkish Police Killed In Explosion Near Syrian Border

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At least 11 officers were killed and 79 others wounded on Friday after the Kurdistan Workers' Party attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey. The attack was carried out in the mainly-Kurdish Sirnak province, bordering Syria, with a truck containing explosives. The local governor said three of the injured were civilians. Violence between the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, and Turkey's security forces resumed after a fragile two-year peace process collapsed last year.

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