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Clashes Between Turks, Kurdish Rebels Continue

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Clashes Between Turks, Kurdish Rebels Continue

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Clashes Between Turks, Kurdish Rebels Continue

Clashes Between Turks, Kurdish Rebels Continue

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Turkish troops reportedly killed at least 15 Kurdish rebels Sunday in a battle in eastern Turkey. The clash comes as Turkey puts pressure on neighboring Iraq to crack down on rebels based in the mountains along the Iraqi border.

Ivan Watson talks to Andrea Seabrook from northern Iraq.