“Winter offensive” in south-east Turkey

Thousands left Sur, the historic walled center of Diyarbakir, on Wednesday clutching suitcases and the few possessions they could carry. On their way out residents filed past groups of Turkish soldiers and the armoured vehicles they will soon use to bulldoze their way through streets and homes alike in their fight against Kurdish militants holed up in the city.

http://www.dw.com/en/death-and-destruction-in-diyarbakir/a-19009781

January 28, 2016

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About Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson is an Independent North Africa reporter

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