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News ID: 26798
Publish Date: 12:24 - 01 August 2018
TEHRAN, August 1- Turkey's state-run news agency said Kurdish rebels have detonated an improvised explosive device on a road in southeast Turkey, killing a woman and her infant child.

Woman, child killed in bomb attack in southeast TurkeyTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Anadolu Agency said the attack occurred late Tuesday on a road near the town of Yuksekova, in Hakkari province, which borders Iran and Iraq.

The woman died instantly while her 11-month-old son died in hospital, Anadolu reported. They were driving back from a visit to her husband who is a sergeant in the Turkish army.

The Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, has waged a three-decade old insurgency in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast region. The conflict has killed tens of thousands of people.

The group is considered a terror organization by Turkey and its Western allies.

Source: AP


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