Four soldiers were killed during clashes
with suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) today in
the southeastern province
of Siirt, daily Hürriyet
Clashes occurred in Siirt's Eruh
neighborhood when security forces came into contact with PKK
militants in a
Militants attacked military personnel with
heavy weapons and Turkish forces fired back. Four soldiers were killed during the clashes.
Added security forces were being sent to
the area as clashes continued, reports said.
is recognized as a terrorist
organization by Turkey, the United
States and the European Union