December 29, 2015

Clashes continue in southeast amid debate on ‘autonomy’

Clashes between Turkish security forces and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have continued to claim more lives in southeastern Turkey, while the “autonomy” remarks by Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş have fueled debate and been met with a strong reaction from the government.

One soldier was killed during clashes with the PKK militants in Silopi district of Şırnak late Dec. 28. Read more.


5 year-old boy killed in clashes in Turkey’s southeast - Hürriyet
Child, man killed, 9 security force members injured in Southeast - Today's Zaman

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