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Kurdish blamed in Turkey blast

Two soldiers have been killed in south-east Turkey in a car bomb attack blamed on Kurdish rebels. Four others were injured in the incident, which happened a day after Turkey launched airstrikes against Kurdish insurgents in northern Iraq.

The bomb exploded yesterday on a road in Lice as a vehicle carrying military police was travelling to intervene against Kurds who had blocked a main intersection.

Tensions have been flaring with the Kurds following an IS suicide bombing near the border with Syria.