Turkey's Conflict With Kurds Widens as Unrest Spreads Nationwide

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  • Army sends troops into northern Iraq, targets PKK bases there
  • Turkey to hold repeat elections in less than two months

The search for Turkish soldiers' bodies inside a destroyed army vehicle near Daglica District, in Hakkari city, southeast Turkey, on September 7, 2015.

Photograph: Dicle News Agency via EPA

Turkey’s escalating conflict with Kurdish separatists sparked unrest across the country as mainly pro-government protesters attacked the offices of political parties and media organizations, while the army targeted rebel strongholds in northern Iraq.

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