Mine blast kills three Turkish troops

In a separate incident on Sunday, Turkish security forces killed two PKK militants as they attempted to plant a mine on a road near Hakkari's Daglica town, the governor said.

Mine blast kills three Turkish troops

Three Turkish troops were killed and two others were wounded Sunday when a mine went off in southeast Turkey.

The blast occurred while the passing of a military convoy in Semdinli town of the province of Hakkari, Muammer Turker, the governor, said.

Turker said an operation was underway in the area to hunt down militants.

In a separate incident on Sunday, Turkish security forces killed two PKK militants as they attempted to plant a mine on a road near Hakkari's Daglica town, the governor said.

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