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Siirt

 

a city in southeastern Turkey, in Diyarbakir Vilayet. Located in the Buhtan River valley (Tigris River basin). Population, 29,400 (1970). Siirt is the commercial center of an agricultural region where grains are grown and goats and sheep are raised. It is connected by highway with Diyarbakir. Enterprises include flour mills and a tobacco factory. Oil is extracted in the area northwest of the city.

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Among the eliminated militants are three commanders, with the operation taking place in the provinces of Sirnak, Hakkari and Siirt.
Turkish General Staff said in a statement that 60 terrorists were killed in Sirnak, Hakkari, Diyarbakir, Bingol, Elazig and Siirt provinces.
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Identifie, le [beaucoup moins que] rescape [beaucoup plus grand que] du nom de Vezir Ec, et originaire de Siirt (sud-est), a explique au president turc qu'il avait de graves problemes familiaux, a rapporte de son cote l'agence de presse progouvernementale Anatolie qui a affirme que l'homme souffrait de depression.
Authorities blamed Kurdish PKK rebels for yesterday's attack in Siirt.
The state-run Anadolu Agency said the bomb exploded on a highway in the mainly Kurdish province of Siirt as their military vehicle was passing by.
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As of early Thursday, the death toll stands at 24 from the protests across the country: 10 in Diyarbakir, five in Mardin, four in Siirt, three in Gaziantep along with one each in the provinces of Batman, Mu?
They were mostly enforced in south-eastern Turkey after the unrest, which was worst in the cities of Mardin, Siirt, Batman and Mus.