Turkey kills 35 militants after they try to storm base
Sunday, 31 July 2016 - 8:16
Turkey's army killed 35 Kurdish militants after they attempted to storm a base in the southeastern Hakkari province this morning.
The overnight attack came hours after clashes in Hakkari's Cukurca district between soldiers and militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party that left eight soldiers dead.
The militants attempted to take the base in three different groups, but were spotted by aerial reconnaissance.
According to the officials, an air operation was launched, killing 23 of them.
4 more were then killed in a ground operation while the remaining 8 were killed in clashes in Hakkari's Cukurca district.
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