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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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DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY: Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants staged an attack near a military base in southeast Turkey's Siirt province, killing six Turkish security force members and wounding seven, security sources said on Friday.They said the attack occurred in the area of a military base in the Eruh district of Siirt and that those killed were from a village guard militia which supports the Turkish military.
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Turkish General Staff said in a statement that 60 terrorists were killed in Sirnak, Hakkari, Diyarbakir, Bingol, Elazig and Siirt provinces.
According to AP, rescuers have recovered the bodies of three miners who died when the privately owned mine near the town of Sirvan, in Siirt province caved in late on Thursday.
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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.