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Turkish soldier in Iraq killed fighting PKK

The deadly attack took place in the autonomous Kurdistan Region near the Turkish border, and followed the deaths of two Turkish soldiers in Syria over the weekend.
Funeral for Turkish soldier

A Turkish soldier was killed fighting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq on Monday. 

The soldier died when the PKK attacked Turkish forces doing a road patrol in the Hakurk area, Turkey’s official Anadolu Agency reported. Hakurk is near the Turkish border in the autonomous Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq. 

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