Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Turkish Troops Missing After Raid

An attack by Kurdish rebels on Sunday that left 12 dead, have eight Turkish troops still missing. This was confirmed by the Turkish military. The statement came as a news agency, believed to be linked to the rebels, named seven of the missing troops. Protests in Turkey have put pressure on the government to launch raids on rebel positions inside Iraq, but Ankara has vowed to pursue political solutions. Iraq's president says the rebels are set to announce a ceasefire.

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