PKK ambush kills 7 Turkish soldiers, injures 63

The military convoy was traveling between Bingöl and Muş in eastern Turkey Tuesday when a bus in the convoy was hit by a rocket. Suspected Kurdish PKK fighters hiding on the side of the road opened fire on the vehicles with assault rifles, prompting a firefight with soldiers guarding the convoy.  
DEBKAfile: PKK attacks in Turkey have multiplied since Syria opened up its territory for Kurdish separatists for attacks on Turkey. Washington is holding the Ankara government back from retaliating.

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