The Turkish government on Tuesday said that insurgents belonging to Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) are likely to make explosives out of the chemicals they have stolen.
Turkey warned on Saturday it would not hesitate to strike back at Islamic State jihadists if they attacked Turkish troops stationed at Ankara's exclave inside Syria.
Turkey`s top general on Tuesday issued an unusual message of support for Turkish troops stationed at an exclave inside Syria at a "critical" period, saying the army would act if ever they needed help.
The explosions hit the bus near the base on the outskirts of the Aegean resort town of Foca.
Turkish troops crossed into northern Iraq, heading towards Kurdish rebel bases in Haftanin valley, as warplanes bombed the area, sources said.
Turkey sent hundreds of elite troops
into northern Iraq on Wednesday to chase Kurdish guerrillas in an
operation that could increase tensions with the semiautonomous
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