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Kurd killed in Iraq border clash with rebels

A Kurdish fighter working for the Iraqi border guard was killed and 13 others wounded at the weekend in a clash with gunmen near the Turkish border, a US army spokeswoman said. Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul identified the gunmen as members of the Turkish Kurdish rebel Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK, also known as Kadek), but the US army said it was not clear who the attackers were. “Iraqi Border Patrol members on patrol in northern Iraq came under attack from unknown forces November 8 near Dohuk,” the military spokeswoman said from the northern city of Mosul. “One Iraqi border patrol guard was killed and 13 others were injured.” Full Story

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