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Two PKK bomb attacks kill six civilians in Turkey: report

Four were killed in a car bomb attack in Diyarbakir while another two civilians lost their lives in a near simultaneous bombing in Kiziltepe

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At least six civilians were killed on Wednesday in two separate bomb attacks blamed on Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in Turkey’s southeast, Dogan news agency said.

Four were killed in a car bomb attack in the center of the city of Diyarbakir while another two civilians lost their lives in a near simultaneous bombing in Kiziltepe in Mardin province to the south, the agency added.

Earlier, Turkey’s state-run news agency says Kurdish rebels have attacked a military vehicle with a roadside bomb, wounding several people.

Anadolu Agency said the attack occurred on a road near the southern Turkish town of Kiziltepe. Several ambulances were sent to the area.

It blamed the attack on the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK. Earlier, four soldiers were killed in a PKK attack near the border with Iraq.