34 Kurdish rebels killed in clashes with security forces in Turkey
Turkey:In Turkey, 34 Kurdish rebels, four civilians and two Turkish soldiers have been killed in clashes between security forces and Kurdish fighters in the southeast of the country. According governorship of Turkey’s Sirnak province statement, an ambulance driver and three other civilians also died in clashes in the Beytussebab district of Sirnak on Friday and yesterday, the governorship said in an official statement. The statement said that another 11 police officers and eight soldiers were wounded in the clashes. On Friday, outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party fighters launched simultaneous attacks on police and gendarmerie command posts in Beytussebab. The Turkish government has waged a comprehensive anti-terrorist operation against the PKK since late July.