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21 Dead in Rebel Ambush of Turkish Soldiers

Sixteen rebels and five Turkish soldiers were killed, Wednesday, in fighting that broke out after gunmen detonated four explosive devices on a Turkish army convoy in the southeastern part of the country.

Senior Turkish officials blamed the PKK Kurdish underground, which denied the claims.

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