Four killed in clashes in southeastern Turkey
Hürriyet PhotoFour soldiers were killed during clashes with suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) today in the southeastern province of Siirt, daily Hürriyet reported.
Clashes occurred in Siirt's Eruh neighborhood when security forces came into contact with PKK militants in a rural area.
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.
The PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union