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DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - Five soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in an attack by Kurdish militants in Turkey's southeastern district of Cukurca, security sources said on Friday.

Soldiers were carrying out a security check on the road near Cukurca in Hakkari province bordering Iraq and Iran when they were attacked by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, sources said.

(Reporting by Seyhmus Cakan; Writing by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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