At least two people have been killed in terrorist PKK attacks in Turkey’s eastern provinces, official security sources said Saturday. In the incident, PKK terrorists reportedly blocked the Tuhi Bridge on the Semdinli-Yuksekova main road near the village of Yufkali in the southeastern Hakkari province late Friday. Source Anadolu Ageny
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