Demonstrators stand behind portraits of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)'s jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan during a march in solidarity with him in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 1, 2015. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Kurdish rebels Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the autonomy-seeking insurgents.Turkey's allies have supported Turkey's fight against the PKK, which they consider a terror organization.Turkey's campaign against the PKK is complicating the U.S. war on ISIS militants, which has relied heavily on Syrian Kurdish fighters affiliated with Turkey's Kurdish rebels.Kurdish activists said, however, that the Turkish airstrikes had destroyed at least six homes in the town of Zargel Saturday, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 12 .Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the PKK to withdraw from Iraq's Kurdish territory to prevent civilian deaths amid the Turkish airstrikes, while condemning Turkey for bombing civilians.
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