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Explosion on Highway Kills 2 Soldiers in Southeast Turkey
Suspected Kurdish rebels on Wednesday detonated explosives on a highway as security forces were passing by, killing two soldiers, the state-run news agency reported.
The explosion occurred on a highway linking the cities of Mardin and Diyarbakir in southeast Turkey, Anadolu Agency said.
The private Dogan News Agency said the attack targeted soldiers who searching for land mines. It said the security forces launched a large-scale operation in the region to catch the assailants.