Turkish prosecutors drop case against officers in botched air raid that killed 34 smugglers

  • by: SUZAN FRASER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 7, 2014 - 10:10 AM

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish military prosecutors dropped a case against five military officers who were being investigated for negligence in the military air strike in 2011 that killed 34 smugglers mistaken for Kurdish rebels, saying there was no ground for any legal action, the state-run agency reported Tuesday.

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