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42 Turkish soldiers killed, wounded in Kurdish rebels attack

ISTANBUL, Oct 19 (KUNA) -- Twenty-four Turkish soldiers have been killed and 18 others were injured in an attack by Kurdish rebels on an army patrol, Turkish security sources said on Wednesday.
Turkish news network (NTVMSNBC) quoted the sources as saying that the attack occurred in Chokorja, in the province of Hakkari, southeast of the country, noting that the Turkish military units have begun tracking down the rebels. (end) ta.ma KUNA 191033 Oct 11NNNN