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Kurdish Militants Claim Deadly Attack on Turkish Checkpoint

A Kurdish suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint near a police station in Cizre, southeast Turkey, Friday, killing at least 11 police officers and wounded scores of other people, the country's prime minister said. Militants linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, claimed responsibility. The terrorist group has been linked to a series of attacks against police targets in the same region. Turkish authorities have vowed to retaliate. "We will give...

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