Explosion hits southeastern Turkey

Blast located near governor's office and AK Party HQ, no casualties reported yet

Explosion hits southeastern Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

A bomb attack hit southeastern Turkey's Van province Monday near the governor's office and the headquarters of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party.

A bomb-laden vehicle exploded near the police station in front of AK Party building, injuring 27 people, including two critically, Van police chief Suat Ekici said.

Windows of nearby houses and storefronts were also shattered in the blast.

Police and ambulances are currently at the scene and firefighters are working to extinguish a fire caused by the blast.

Last Mod: 12 Eylül 2016, 13:00
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