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Police officer killed in clash with PKK in Turkey's Hakkari

A police officer was killed during a clash between security forces and outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Hakkari on Aug. 6, the governor's office confirmed in a statement. 

The clash in the Şemdinli district also injured another officer, said the statement, adding that the injured police officer was taken to the Hakkari State Hospital.