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Suicide truck bomb kills 11 in Turkey

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>> A suicide truck bomb at a police headquarters in Turkey's largely Kurdish southeast on Friday. At least 11 dead in the town of Cizre, all police officers. Dozens were injured. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim blaming the Kurdistan Workers Party or PKK, for the attack. Two days earlier, the Turkish military entered Northern Syria.
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Pushing Syrian Kurdish rebels, the YPG back from the border was part of the aim. Troops firing on the YPG fighters which Turkey links to the PKK. The other goal, driving Islamic State rebels from the border town of Jarabulus. They were routed with the help of Syrian rebels, purportedly shown in this amateur video.
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It was Turkey's first major incursion into its southern neighbor. Another accusation against the PKK on Thursday Interior Minister Efkan Ala saying the insurgents fired on a convoy carrying Turkey's main opposition leader. He escaped the attack unscathed. It all adds to the turmoil unleashed by a failed military coup last month.
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Last week President Tayyip Erdoğan accusing the followers of the man he blames for the coup, cleric Fethullah Gülen of being complicit also in Kurdish militant attacks.