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29 PKK militants killed in eastern Turkey
Last Updated: 2017-05-26 00:00 | Xinhua
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At least 29 PKK militants were killed in an anti-terror operation in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, local government said on Friday.

Gendarmerie forces conducted an operation after three trucks were set fire by PKK militants on a highway, the office said in a statement.

Three Turkish soldiers and one village guard martyred in the clash, the statement said.

Agri Province is a mountainous province located in eastern Turkey, near the Turkey-Iran border.

Founded in 1978, the PKK, which is listed as terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the Europe Union, resumed its armed campaign in July 2015 after a brief reconciliation.

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