Thursday 22 February 2018

At least three dead in Turkey car bomb attack

The explosion site after a car bomb struck a bus carrying Turkish police officers in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir (AP)
The explosion site after a car bomb struck a bus carrying Turkish police officers in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir (AP)

A car bomb attack targeting a bus carrying police officers in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir has killed at least three people, Turkey's state-run news agency reports.

Anadolu Agency says at least 22 other people were wounded in the attack in Diyarbakir's Baglar neighbourhood.

The agency says the attack was carried out by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. However, t here was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Kurdish rebels have been targeting police and military targets since July, when a fragile peace process collapsed.

Press Association

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