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Turkish soldier killed in anti-PKK operation in SE Turkey

ISTANBUL, Sept 2 (KUNA) -- A Turkish soldier was killed and six others wounded during an anti-PKK operation in southeastern Turkeyآپfs Hakkari province late Thursday, a Turkish military source told Anadolu Agency Friday.
Six other soldiers were also injured and 20 PKK members were killed during the air-and-ground operation in the province of Cukurca district, according to the source.
Two PKK positions were hit between 9.30 p.m. and 9.48 p.m., the army said.
The injured soldiers were taken to the Hakkari State Hospital.
The operation remains ongoing, the source said.(end).