Kurdish protestors clash with Turkish police on 22 December 2015
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A Kurdish man describes fear of military attacks in Turkey

Nearly 40,000 people have lost their lives in the Turkish military conflict with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) over three decades.

In 2013, the government began a peace process with the group, which collapsed in July this year.

Since then, there has been what's being described as an unprecedented military operation in heavily populated towns and cities in the south east.

Bahattin Yagarcik, a municipal worker in Cizre, described what's happening now:

  • 22 Dec 2015
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