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Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — At least 25 soldiers were injured while seven others were unaccounted following an accident during the firing of heavy weapon ordnance, Turkey's Defense Ministry said Friday. In a statement, the ministry said the unexplained accident occurred at a base in Hakkari province, which borders both Iraq and Iran and where clashes between Kurdish rebels and Turkish troops are frequent.

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