"Trapped in the fog: 16 martyred," reads Tuesday's front page of Turkish daily Hürriyet, after PKK fighters reportedly ambushed and killed 16 Turkish soldiers in southeastern Turkey Sunday by taking advantage of the bad weather.

According to the Turkish news agency Anadolu, two armored vehicles were targeted with roadside bombs between Daglica and Yuksekova in the southeastern province of Hakkari, which borders Iraq and Iran.

The attack led Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to pledge to "wipe out" the Kurdish organization in southeastern Turkey. "The mountains of this country, the plains, highlands, cities will be not abandoned to terrorists," Davutoglu said.

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