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Turkey landmine blast kills 4 police officers

10 August 2015 19:08

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A landmine explosion in southeastern Turkey has claimed the lives of four police officers and seriously wounded another.

The explosion took place in the Silopi district of Sırnak province on Monday.

Earlier in the day, two assailants opened fire at the US Consulate building in the Turkish city of Istanbul, causing a gunfight with the police. No one was hurt in the attack.

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