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Seven die in attack on Turkey military truck

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Seven die in attack on Turkey military truck


Six soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on a military truck in eastern Turkey.

Another vehicle packed with explosives is said to have been detonated as the military drove by in the city of Tunceli.

Security sources are blaming militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party, known as the PKK.

Fighting for an independent state, the group has carried out a number of deadly attacks over the years. Around 45,000 people have died since armed conflict began in 1984.

The PKK has been labelled a terrorist organisation by the Turkish and US governments and the EU.

So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the bombing.

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