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Images from Diyarbakir, Turkey

VOA Turkish took these photos in the historic Sur neighborhood of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey where clashes between armed members of pro-Kurdish youth groups and security forces has been continuing for weeks. One resident said he has been unable to sleep for three weeks because of shootings and explosions outside his house.
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Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill
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Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill

Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill
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Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill

Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill
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Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill

Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill
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Images from the historic Sur neigborhood of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey after clashes between the security forces and members of the pro-Kurdish youth gangs that brought the town's economy to a standstill

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