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Fighting rages in the heart of Turkey’s Kurdish homeland

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People take cover as Turkish police fire a water cannon and tear gas during a demonstration against government-imposed curfews in Diyarbakir on Feb. 24, 2016

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Journalist Ayse Surme reacts after she was injured when Turkish police fired tear gas during a demonstration in Diyarbakir on Feb. 24, 2016 against government-imposed curfews on areas of eastern Turkey.

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Kurdish boys who earn a living collecting garbage run from Turkish police’s water cannon during a demonstration against government-imposed curfews in Diyarbakir on Feb. 24. 

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Turkish soldiers patrol Diyarbakir’s historical Sur district on Feb. 26, 2016 . Violence has flared since the collapse in July of a fragile two-and-a-half-year truce aimed at bringing a halt to decades of a Kurdish insurgency.

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Residents flee the fighting in Diyarbakir.

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People carry their belongings as they flee from the fighting in Diyarbakir.

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People walk past security forces as they leave their houses during clashes in central Diyarbakir.

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A woman pushing a stoller walks past a government soldier in central Diyarbakir. The city has been ravaged by street fighting between Turkish police and Kurdish insurgents.

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People carry their belongings as they return to their homes on March 13, after clashes ended in Sur.

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