ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 7 soldiers, wounded 25

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 7 soldiers, wounded 25

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s president said Saturday that at least seven soldiers were killed and 25 others wounded in an explosion at an ammunition depot at a base in the southeast.

The Defense Ministry previously said on Friday that 25 soldiers were wounded and seven others were missing following an unexplained accident during the firing of heavy weapons ammunition. The blast occurred at a base in Hakkari province, bordering Iraq and Iran. The base is mainly used for operations targeting outlawed Kurdish rebels.

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