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Thirteen Turkish soldiers wounded in bomb blast in east: sources

Turkish soldiers carry the coffin of Okan Tasan, a Turkish army officer killed in a Kurdish rebel attack, during a funeral ceremony at the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara on Sept. 10. (File photo: AP)

Thirteen Turkish soldiers were wounded when their convoy was hit by a roadside bomb explosion in the largely Kurdish eastern province of Mus, security sources said on Tuesday.

Turkey has been hit by waves of daily violence between Kurdish militants and security forces, with much of it centred in the largely Kurdish southeast, since a ceasefire with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) broke down in July.

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