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Convoy of Turkish Republican party leader was attacked in Artvin province
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PKK militants are suspected to be behind the attack, local media say

The convoy of Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the opposition Republican party, was attacked in Artvin province, northern Turkey. Daily Sabah reports that the perpetrators were the militants from the PKK, the Workers Party of Kurdistan, reports.

One of Kılıçdaroğlu’s guards was killed.

Hurriyet Daily News added that the shootout between the militants and the bodyguards continues.

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