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Report: 13 Turkish soldiers wounded in bomb attack in eastern Turkey

  • Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ali Haydar Konca, left, and Development Minister Muslum Dogan,  members of the of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party, or HDP  speak to the media n Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 22,  2015. The two lawmakers from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party have resigned from the interim government amid continued fighting between Kurdish rebels and government forces in the country's southeast. A statement from the prime minister's office said Tuesday that Konca and Dogan had resigned but gave no reason for their decisions.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ali Haydar Konca, left, and Development Minister Muslum Dogan, members of the of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party, or HDP speak to the media n Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The two lawmakers from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party have resigned from the interim government amid continued fighting between Kurdish rebels and government forces in the country's southeast. A statement from the prime minister's office said Tuesday that Konca and Dogan had resigned but gave no reason for their decisions.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)  (The Associated Press)

  • Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ali Haydar Konca, a member of the of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party, or HDP, announces his resignation with Development Minister Muslum Dogan in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 22,  2015. Konca and uslum Dogan  lawmakers from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party  resigned from the interim government amid continued fighting between Kurdish rebels and government forces in the country's southeast. A statement from the prime minister's office said Tuesday that Konca and Dogan had resigned but gave no reason for their decisions.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ali Haydar Konca, a member of the of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party, or HDP, announces his resignation with Development Minister Muslum Dogan in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. Konca and uslum Dogan lawmakers from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party resigned from the interim government amid continued fighting between Kurdish rebels and government forces in the country's southeast. A statement from the prime minister's office said Tuesday that Konca and Dogan had resigned but gave no reason for their decisions.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)  (The Associated Press)

  • Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ali Haydar Konca, left, and Development Minister Muslum Dogan,  members of the of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party, or HDP  speak to the media n Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 22,  2015. The two lawmakers from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party have resigned from the interim government amid continued fighting between Kurdish rebels and government forces in the country's southeast. A statement from the prime minister's office said Tuesday that Konca and Dogan had resigned but gave no reason for their decisions.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ali Haydar Konca, left, and Development Minister Muslum Dogan, members of the of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party, or HDP speak to the media n Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. The two lawmakers from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party have resigned from the interim government amid continued fighting between Kurdish rebels and government forces in the country's southeast. A statement from the prime minister's office said Tuesday that Konca and Dogan had resigned but gave no reason for their decisions.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)  (The Associated Press)

Turkey's state-run news agency says 13 soldiers have been wounded by a bomb attack in the eastern province of Van.

The Anadolu Agency reported Tuesday that the improvised bomb was remotely detonated by rebels from the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, as a military convoy was driving down the highway late Monday.

The attack follows airstrikes which the Turkish military says killed five Kurdish rebels in the neighboring province of Hakkari.

Violence between the PKK and Turkey's military reignited this summer after the collapse of peace talks between the two sides.